This Powerful Mindset Shift Renewed My Motivation for Writing

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There’s No Substitute for Action

What holds us back? In my case, it’s fear and crippling perfectionism. I think it’s the same for many creatives.

But at what point does “studying” or consuming content become a substitute for action?

“Success must include two things: the development of an individual to his utmost potentiality and a contribution of some kind to one’s world.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

Freedom in Contributing

A “contributor” has something to give.

You Have a Contribution to Make

And the last thing I’ll say is this: Remember that the people in your life have invested in you. Your parents have invested in your well-being since you were born. Your teachers have invested in you. Your friends have invested in you — with their time, their encouragement and support, their advice.

Don’t forget that YOU have invested in you.

All the hard work and learning you’ve done — whether in school, or at work, or on your own time — has made you the person you are today. And our purpose in life is to share what you’ve learned with the people who may not quite be there yet.

Writer & Entrepreneur. I write to process and share what I’m learning :) How to take notes in Obsidian (free guide!):

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