The Power Of Following Your Fear

Follow your bliss. Follow your passion.

We’ve all heard this ad nauseam, right? Heck, you’ve probably heard versions of that from me at some point.

But today, we’re turning that beloved advice on its head.

We’re talking about the power of following something completely different.

Something unexpected.

Follow your fear. It’s a GPS for where your soul wants you to go. Click To Tweet

Something we humans are conditioned to avoid, overcome or — in certain circles — something we’re told we should punch in the face.

If you’re ready to flip the script on conventional wisdom and use what’s often perceived as an obstacle to your distinct advantage…

Watch this episode now.

Not only will you gain a fresh perspective to turn your dreams into reality, but you’ll also see me moonwalk across a kitchen floor. (Something you’ve been waiting patiently for — I know 🙂 )

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What Elizabeth Gilbert Wants You To Know About Big Magic

Doesn’t matter what you might be dreaming of.

If any part of you longs to make and do really cool things in this world — write, paint, cook, dance, sing, speak, produce, code, act, bake, or just bedazzle your toothbrush…

Today’s show is an absolute must watch.

It’s a treasure map to unleash your most creative and expressive life. And our tour guide is none other than the legendary Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Here’s just a sampling of the gems you’re about to discover:

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  • The unconventional (and very specific) thing to say and do when fear tries to stop you from taking inspired risks
  • The contract Liz made with her creativity long ago and why it’s made all the difference
  • Why you shouldn’t try to “help” anyone with your art and what to focus on instead
  • The vital distinction between originality and authenticity and how to manage “it’s all been done before” syndrome
  • How to know whether or not you’re on the right creative path

Plus, if you’ve ever had the pleasure of seeing Liz speak (tens of millions have watched her Ted Talks and I’ve had the honor of seeing her move a stadium full of folks to tears), pay extra attention around the 25 minute mark.

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Want The Courage To Do Anything? Ask This One Question

The fear of massive, catastrophic failure. Boy, it’s a biggie!

Whether you’re considering a major change in your career or in a personal relationship — being afraid you’re about to make the dumbest move e-v-e-r is an experience we can all relate to.

I don’t regret the things I’ve done. I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance. - unknown Click To Tweet

This fear can keep us stuck, miserable and not making meaningful progress towards our dreams.

But what if there was a single question you could ask — and answer — that could give you both the clarity and the courage to move ahead?

That’s exactly what you’ll learn in today’s brand new episode of MarieTV.

It’s a simple and effective method that helps you rewire your relationship to fear and, most importantly, make progress towards your dreams in a thoughtful and strategic way.

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The Fear Of Losing Success: What If It All Goes Away?

Most of us work really, really hard to make good things happen in life.

We put in long hours. We take risks. We keep the faith. We constantly work on our craft. We put ourselves out there and do our best to serve others.

But once you start experiencing success, do you ever worry about losing it?

Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. - Winston Churchill Click To Tweet

What if everyone stops buying? What if I just can’t keep creating magic? What if people get bored of me (my talents/products/services) and I become yesterday’s news?

It doesn’t matter how positive or spiritual you are, or how diligently you work, because our brains have ancient circuitry called negativity bias. Meaning, we tend to give more attention and weight to negative thoughts than positive ones.

If you find worries about it all “slipping away” mounting in your mind over and over again, there are concrete steps you can take to neutralize them.

In today’s episode of MarieTV, you’ll learn three simple and effective keys for how to deal with the fear of losing it all.

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Should You Give It All Up & Follow Your Heart? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Ever faced a big life decision and felt unsure about which way to go?

Whether it was leaving a relationship, moving to an unfamiliar place, quitting a safe job or spending a large amount of money — many of us find ourselves facing big life decisions with little or no tools to help us make the best choice.

Sure. You can ask family and friends for their opinion, but often you leave those conversations more confused than when you started.

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