It’s another live “Ask Me Anything” call! This one is the second half of a live call I held on May 7, 2015. As usual, I covered a variety of topics.
From Karen: How to create when dealing with grief?
- The amount of time it takes you to heal is totally individual.
- Self-compassion is key (remember my Golden Formula: Self-awareness + self-compassion = the key to everything good.”).
- Pay attention to and honor your desires.
- But understand that your desires may be really disconnected from what you want at the core.
Additional note: I was reminded after the live call that grief support groups can be enormously healing. You may wish to seek one out.
From Janice: How to keep creating when your family doesn’t value what you do?
- The thing that you have control over is being really clear about what is important for you.
- It starts with you valuing what you do, and then communicating that.
- If your loved one doesn’t see the financial value of your work, to increase your pricing, you need to value your work first!
- It’s not about how good you think your work is, it’s about how good your collectors think your work is, and that’s about your branding, your positioning, and your pricing.
- Learning to value your work takes conscious effort over time.
From Liana: How did you learn all the techie stuff you do?
- One step at a time!
- I asked myself what I needed, then learned the one thing that would allow me to do that one thing.
From Richelle: I’m pigeonholed as a jewelry designer, but want to be more of an artist. Should I push through to live my multi-passionate dream?
- Get really clear on what, specifically, does that dream entail.
- Then you can start to figure out how to incorporate them into your life.
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
My resources page.
My blog post on how to live the life of your dreams right now, “9 Steps to Living a More Abundant Life Right Now.”
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