How has your week been?
I recently had my second article published in The Startup since returning to Medium (yes, I'm totally counting because, wow! did that make me feel good!). I shared the unexpected and invisible perks about running a side hustle, which I still think is the best real life school ever if you want to learn the skills to be successful and live a happy, fulfiling life!
Like so many people, when I started my side hustle at first, it was simply to make more money to pay off debt. The idea of financial and time freedom appealed to me. But this endeavour has grown into so much more than that...
|Read the article here
Another insight I got this past week was all about how being different could actually be my superpower. I used to feel like the odd one out. I was the quiet, invisible, shy and overweight girl in school. Not very bright, always in the slowest class in school. When I started working, colleagues would say somehow I was different - and I felt that way too, always so afraid of speaking up.
But this week, I realised that yes, I've done many things differently than what conventional wisdom says you should. Like:
I'm saying all this not to show off (because, who likes a show off?), but to share a realisation that there are unlimited paths to success!
Don't doubt yourself and the power you have to create the life you want, even if you think it defies conventional wisdom and what 'they' say you can have.
How are you defying conventional wisdom with what you're doing? I'd love to hear about it. Hit reply and tell me!
Have a good week ahead.
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