‘It is both a blessing and a curse to feel everything so very deeply’ – someone on Instagram.
Word. Emotions happen. But, to paraphrase Julia Gillard in ‘My Story’, one of the good things about being an adult is that you can, in most circumstances, control your emotional response to things. You just need some tools.
You know that middle point in a project. Between the initial sparkle of possibility and the triumphant first goal. When uncertainty, frustration, vulnerability and discomfort come to visit and nudge you to go back, or give up. I’m there, and it’s the worst.
It’s hard, but it’s okay
Would you rather be courageous or comfortable? In the arena or watching from the grandstand?
‘If we are brave enough, often enough, we will fall; this is the physics of vulnerability.’ – Brené Brown