I can’t tell you how proud I feel today. I feel like I’m a caterpillar, about to turn into a butterfly. I feel like something big is on it’s way, and it feels good. I’ve been working my butt off each and every single day, and the more I work, the more motivated I feel.
Which brings me to a conversation between my sister and I. She brought up a really interesting concept: What comes first? Motivation? or Action?
It’s so fascinating to me because I had to force myself to take action before the motivation arrived. These new Photoshop Actions? I’ve been working on them for what feels like forever. I really didn’t want to launch them because they didn’t feel “perfect”, but as soon as the New Year rolled around I started putting things in motion and I chose a release date. We decided we would never know if they were ready or not until we tested them. So we did. We sent a bunch of the actions to photographers around the world, and waited in anticipation for their feedback.
And when we finally received the feedback? It was exactly what we had been hoping for. People are loving the actions, and I can officially say that the Photoshop Actions are ready, and yes – they meet my high standards. And the best part is that I feel motivated again – something I had been missing for a long time.
Forcing myself to take action when I was feeling scared and uncertain resulted in an incredible boost in motivation, which resulted in further action. Except the action steps I’m taking today come from a place of feeling motivated and inspired. The stagnant feeling is gone. And that feeling of stagnation, my friend? That’s what cripples you. That’s what holds you back. That’s what keeps you from success. The stagnant feeling is what scares you, it’s what feeds you limiting beliefs, it’s what tells you that you’re not ready yet. And you? You’re ready. Jump, and the net will appear.
My brand new Photoshop Action set will be released next week, Wednesday the 16th of January.
I am beyond excited for the release of these new actions, and for all of you out there who are cheering me on behind the scenes – thank you. You sitting there, reading this blog post – Thank you. You who is sharing my blog posts with your friends – Thank you. You who is counting down the days for the release of the actions, ready to purchase – Thank you. You, my cheerleader, who posts my updates and news on your own blog and Facebook page – Thank you. You are appreciated more than you know, and I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for you. Put simply – you are awesome, and you are destined for greatness. How do I know? Well, because we are on the same wavelength. 🙂
Release Date of the Brand New Action Set: Wednesday the 16th of January
Book it in your calendars, lovers. And help me count down the days!
Huge hugs and love,
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