Personal Growth

Thank You For Not Believing In Me

October 7, 2014

Hi! I'm Marie

You have gifts to share with the world and my job is to help you get them out there.

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Have you ever had someone say something about your work that felt like a punch in the gut? Where you were almost shocked how downright ignorant and mean it was?

While most of us get that learning to deal with criticism is an essential part of the creative game, that intellectual awareness doesn’t always help us emotionally.

Especially when you’re first starting out.

Words sting. And unfortunately, the harshest words often linger in the back corners of our minds longer than we’d like to admit.

That’s why I want to tell you a story about this guy who put me down on an escalator and how I’ve used that experience to lift myself up.

What’s so beautiful about this is that life is always giving you exactly what you need to grow to your next level.

Though it may feel absolutely crappy in the moment, with a little time and perspective, the crap often turns to gold.

So let’s turn this inspiration into action.

In the comments below, I want to hear about your escalator moment.

Let’s have a real, honest to goodness thank you fest for those times someone hasn’t believed in you. Or, when life has challenged your belief in yourself.

Tell me how it has, or can, fire you up to create what you set out to.

Be as specific as you can because thousands of incredible souls come here each week for insight and support, and your share may be exactly what someone else needs to hear!

Since it’s easy to get down and dirty talking smack about folks who were mean to us, let’s take the high road here and focus on what you learned and how it’s moving you ahead.

P.S. While we were making this episode we found this genius video that involves three things we love and thought you may too.

  1. a killer escalator moment at 1:15.
  2. badass dancing
  3. Christopher Walken

You’re welcome.

Thank you so much for continuing to make this one of the most supportive and positive places to visit on the internet.

With all my love,


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