Share Your Rejections

Share Your Rejections

Recently read a recap of inspiring Buzzfeed movement initiated by Saeed Jones urging writers, artists, and other creatives to #shareyourrejections. It was funny and inspiring, and I felt motivated to continue to use the fuel of the naysayers to keep me focused on goals in my own life. Admittedly what struck me was the absence of perspective or encouragement from the “non-creatives” or - said better - those of us chasing the top end of the 9-5 dream. 

Let me explain.

I’m pretty damn proud of everything I’ve accomplished to this point. But while I may never win and Emmy, never publish a book, and never go on a comedy tour, I’ve kicked some serious ass in my field and in my side hustles.

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10 Tricks to Stay Cool under Pressure

This is the manual. Life gets busy, and it’s a consistent balance, maybe even a juggle, to keep everything up. So sometimes don’t keep it up, let it come down. Go to bed early. Cancel your plans. Close your computer. Go to yoga. Drink tea in your underwear. Do the things that you need to do in the mini moments where you catch your breath so that when you come back, your game face is stronger than ever.

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