Category Archives: Handling fear

The Great Struggle

The Great Struggle

Do you know – that everyone struggles with the issue of Self Worth. EVERYONE!

As in… I’m not good enough, I’m not ready, I don’t think I can do it, I can’t charge that…

Here is an exercise that was shared with me from one of my many mentors that I went through yesterday morning – and I believe it can really help.

Close your eyes and think of the biggest achievement in your life. 
Something you won
Something you had to fight to get
Something where you came out better than ever before
Something where you got it done – no matter what
Something you are proud of.
Got it?
Think about that event for a little while
Dwell on it.
Remember how it felt to achieve it…
Got it clear?
Now
WHO did that?
Was it you? or someone else?
WAS IT YOU????
No one else did that. Right?
ONLY YOU DID THAT
You are the one
YOU.
No one else.
YOU can do stuff.
YOU Have done it before.
YOU have the power and the strength.
YOU are good enough.
Hold on to it.
And move forward with strength and courage.
YOU can achieve great things.
YOU already have.

So know that you are not alone in the struggle. Let me know if this exercise was helpful and share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

How To Fund Your Next Art Project With Kickstarter. Interview – Antrese Wood

How To Fund Your Next Art Project With Kickstarter. Carlos and I get together with plein air painter Antrese Wood to talk about her recent successful Kickstarter campaign. In this interview Antrese discusses how she used to Kickstarter to quit her job and pursue her dream.  It’s not easy to quit a comfortable job like…Continue Reading

Interview with humor Illustrator Fian Arroyo

In this Hangout episode Bob Ostrom and I interview our old friend, humor illustrator Fian Arroyo. Fian is an award winning illustrator who has been freelancing for over 26 years, and I’ve known and worked with Fian for just as long. He and I actually started out our careers around the same time in the…Continue Reading

Prosperity for Artists-Interview with Financial Expert Miata Edoga

If you are an artist, struggling finacially because of fear or lack of knowledge when it comes to your money, then this interview is for you.
Carlos and Bob speak with Miata Edoga president and founder of Abundance Bound, who’s mission is to empower and unite a Movement of Artists—all financially secure and confident—
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Beyond Fear and Straight Into Gratitude

Just wanted to take a moment to wish you a GREAT holiday with your family and friends. I also want to thank you for sharing all of your comments and continued support through the process of putting together this site. I can’t fully express how much I appreciate you. I have grown immensely through this…Continue Reading