anxiety

How I maintain a strong belief in my creative work – Red Lemon Club

Isn’t there enough art in the world already? Why would I need to create yet more content? How can I stay motivated if there are thousands of people out there who make amazing art; who provide a brilliant service; who have outstanding products? I’ve seen so little ‘success,’ and I’ve lost motivation to make more. …

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How to figure out the perfect moment to start, when you don’t feel ready yet – Red Lemon Club

Listen, I know how hard it is. To get started. To make it work. To show up every day. To make money doing it. To be a ‘success.’ You haven’t got your shit sorted yet. I know. You need to fix yourself first. You need to love yourself before you can go out and be …

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Don’t do what you love. The work worth doing is painful – Red Lemon Club

You may find it inconceivable that you would see real success ‘doing what you love.’ You may even find it difficult to stay with any one thing long enough to make something of it. There are many cool things out there after all, and it is difficult to make a decision. But you might not …

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How to turn a life of misery into a lucky life – Red Lemon Club

You are hurting. Someone said a bad thing. Something hit a nerve. You feel like ignoring all social niceties and smashing the table with a fist. You feel depressed, and you might not even know why. . . . Negative emotions can have an immensely strong pull on all of us. They swirl and envelop, like black …

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What I tell myself when life is beating me down – Red Lemon Club

I’ll be honest with you. I’m 33 years old and still find life hard. I still feel like a beginner. I still feel mostly clueless. I still get scared and dread things. For the most part, things are hopeful. I’m productive, I’m exercising enough, feeling positive, and I am grateful for what I have. I can experience moments of brilliance, where I feel like I’m on …

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