I’m going to keep this short: I think there comes a point where a person needs to decide if what they want is bigger than what they fear.
I want to spend every day doing something that challenges me. I want to set my own hours. I want to be able to work from home so that I can adopt a dog and actually spend time with it. I want to travel and see all of the amazing things on our wonderful planet! I don’t want to keep playing into the idea that life is about driving 45 minutes in traffic to sit at a desk for 8 hours, then drive in more traffic to go home. That’s NOT the life I want.
I fear that what I want isn’t within reach, because I’m not good enough. I fear that while I may LOVE building websites and creating something out of nothing, the product that I’m making isn’t what my client actually wants. I’m afraid that I’m terrible at customer service! I’m afraid that I won’t be able to afford the life I want.
After mulling between the wants and the fears for quite some time, I’ve decided that my want is bigger. It’s louder, it’s more in my face, and it seems way more fun.
So, eff off, fears. There’s no room for you in the life that I’m building.
To be continued…
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