Vinita Pappas

For the Painter #61:

published3 months ago
1 min read

Hello Reader,

Today I'd like to share one of my favorite videos with Elizabeth Gilbert. She talks about going on a journey where fear is invited.

"The dream is that we will somehow create a life without fear. And that's just nonsense."

-Elizabeth Gilbert

Like it or not, fear is a part of the creative process. In other words, it's normal for creative people to feel frightened.

  • What if I mess up?
  • What if I'm not good enough?
  • What if this is a total waste of time and money?
  • What if I'm too old?
  • What if no one likes it? What if they don't like me?
  • What if they do like it and I won't be able to paint another one as good?

Instead of letting fear take control of your creative time, follow Elizabeth's advice and put fear in the backseat of the minivan.

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Have a great journey this week!