All posts tagged: motivation

Starting again

Have you ever been thinking of doing something new and challenging,  maybe something you’ve been wanting to do for a long time, be it run a marathon, change career or maybe even set up your own company and follow your dreams? But do thoughts of how perfect it needs to be, how long it will take you to achieve your goal, and how other people who are already doing it excel at it, scare and paralyze you from moving forward? I cannot count how many times this has happened to me. Take my blog, for example. This is the third blog I’ve set up in the past 4 years and I’ve spent countless hours and so much energy on perfecting every little detail of Pattern of Taste (with the help of one of my best friends, Anna). Yet, I keep on having long breaks from updating it. There were quite a few things stopping me from keeping it up, but mainly comparing myself to how other people, mainly professionals, do it. The thought of the …