Many times in life we do not succeed just because we assume we are not good enough, and we decide not to show up. Fear holds us back, tells us we can’t do it, it won’t suit us, we won’t be accepted, we’ll be judged, we might not be liked, and we’ll be put down. So, we do not even dare to show up.
“I am not ready yet, I am alone, and no one is there to support me, no one there to offer help. There are many responsibilities to be taken care of and I won’t be able to handle it all on my own.”
Pause for a moment, don’t overthink, dream big and go for it. Start, and start NOW. Once you step ahead, you will attract the right people who share the same ideas as yourself. New opportunities and interesting people will appear in your life and slowly you will gather the team. You have a dream, gather a team, and create your dream team.
You will start growing, improving, developing and creating your future – the key is to start. You don’t need to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
I am not implying that all will go smoothly and easily. You will face challenges and setbacks, but there is an amazing feeling of self satisfaction in overcoming these challenges, that will make you stronger and tougher to face the coming ones in a great journey.
I did not know many people when I first began writing the blog and very few ones supported the idea and were willing to help. Yet, I dared and started the journey. It has been a year now and without the blog, I would’ve known less than half the people I now know.
I’ve grown during the past year. The blog is far from being perfect and it will never be, but I can see myself improving and developing, keeping my mind open and creative. And for this only, it was worth taking the first step. So take a step with faith and start your journey.
Special thanks to the amazing Helena Pierido
Helena’s skirt, camera, aviator goggles and vintage props from The Collective vintage shop
Make up by Maria Michaelides-Solomon
My Outfit: all by Kristo Avraam