I believe everyone has a calling. But the way you find that calling just might surprise you. This week on The Portfolio Life, Andy and I talk about the myths we believe about finding your calling. Listen in as we debunk those lies we tend to believe, so that maybe you, too, can take another step closer to your purpose.
Celebrities who blog enjoy the perks of their fame. Thousands of people care about what they have to say. Landing a guest post on a celebrity blog and leveraging their audience for your platform is easier than you think.
A common misconception about celebrity blogs is they are difficult to guest post on. However, if you position yourself correctly and take your writing seriously, anyone can do it.
The creative journey requires courage. When we launch our work into the world, it’s easy to feel discouraged when nobody notices. But that’s not the end of the story.
Sometimes the work of a creative person can feel like the tree that falls in the woods and nobody’s around to notice. Does it make a sound? Indeed, it does.
When you see a new artist you’ve never heard of sweep the top honors at an awards show, it’s easy to wonder where they came from. We all want to know the secret to their overnight rise to stardom.
What we don’t see on the highlight reel of the award show is all the late nights spent begging to sing in dive bars, or the countless tattered notebooks filled with scribbled lyrics. We don’t hear them singing heartfelt solos in the shower as a roommate bangs on the door telling them to pipe down.
The truth is there is no such thing as overnight success. Or if there is, it never happens overnight.
There are no three words in the English language that inspire greater courage than these: You’re not alone.
I was sitting in a therapy session not too long ago and ashamed to admit something to my counselor. Even though it was his job to not judge me or tell anybody about what goes on in that office, I didn’t want to tell him this.