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You Find Peace With Your Work Through Tension

In: Hate Your Job?

It's never as scary as it seems.

Everything you're worried about happening? Won't.

It might seem intimidating, the world—putting yourself out there, taking the chance, trying something new, going all in, showing up, asking for help, connecting with strangers, and, ultimately, gambling your ego and everything you know to be true.

There will be a lot of resistance that pulls you in the other direction. Stay small. Curl up. Stay comfortable. Why make the effort when you don't have to?

The thing about comfort zones, however, is that they're only comfortable for so long. The longer you stay in them, the more uncomfortable they become.

We're with our very first (amazing!) VIP client today, here in London (be sure to follow my Instastories to watch behind the scenes photo shoots and more!) and frankly, it was a risk doing a new thing in a new city where none of us have our footing. Is this a good idea? A bad one? Will it be easy, doing an event in a country none of us knows? And yet, the moment she showed up to the doorstep of our London flat, and we hugged and jumped and embraced like school girls, every single worry melted.

You find peace with your work through tension.

You find relief in yourself through uncertainty.

And sometimes, the best form of comfort comes in knowing that you don't need it anymore.

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Stop Waiting to “Be Ready.” Or “Have Your Ducks in a Row.” Or Until the Baby is Born, or the House is Built, or the Kids Are Older / More Independent / Less of a Pain in the Ass.

I hear people talk about job security all the time, as if this were a real thing. But people really seem to like the concept, you know? I mean, I can’t think of anything more comforting than 40 years of standing in an elevator every day with Lou from HR. <Wide, delirious eyes.> I’m not […]

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2013

Here’s an Opportunity – TAKE IT

I’ve got a theory. Don’t tell anyone, because if they take it to heart, they might get even better at this business thing, and then what’s going to happen is that one year from now, you’ll somehow find yourself eating red velvet cupcakes at their book signing instead of your own, except you won’t just be […]

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Jul 8

2017

You Find Peace With Your Work Through Tension

It’s never as scary as it seems. Everything you’re worried about happening? Won’t. It might seem intimidating, the world—putting yourself out there, taking the chance, trying something new, going all in, showing up, asking for help, connecting with strangers, and, ultimately, gambling your ego and everything you know to be true. There will be a […]

In: Hate Your Job?

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