It’s a thing of beauty when your words reach the covered up, hidden away spaces in others.
It’s a thing of heart-swelling proportions when your words give rise to shrieks of “me too”, creating a virtual circle where we allow our vulnerabilities to take the stage.
It’s a thing of honour, guiding others to add their doubts and fears to the proverbial fire.
We’re all in this together.
Wanna know the funny thing?
While I was editing that post, my mental tape went like this:
‘Its doubt you’re writing about. Doubt. It’s nothing ground-breaking, everybody does it.’
And that is exactly it: everybody does it.
In my own fear wrangling moment I stumbled on a common thread that runs through us all:
Our angst, insecurities, doubts, hesitation, reluctance: all of it, when bought to light, becomes a springboard for our genius.
”Whatever truth we feel compelled to withhold, no matter how unthinkable it is to imagine telling it, not to is a way of spiritually holding our breath. You can only do it for so long.” ~ Mark Nepo
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By flipping my perspective and pressing publish, doubt as irony would have it, has fuelled my creative flame.
Dissolving Doubt: 10 actionable steps is now available to download and print.
I’ve elaborated slightly on each of the points and included a few handy web links.
A Guide-Dissolving Doubt
Dive on in, take notes and hit me up with your feedback.
Got any particular requests on the topics of fear/doubt/insecurity or feeling ‘stuck’ that you want covered? Pop them in the comments below or float them over to me via email.