In my own experience, the people who don’t support your authentic expression are those who have not embarked on their own journey expressing themselves fully. Many times these people who are discouraging you do not think your ideas and plans can come into action because they fear in their own self to embark on following what brings them joy. It is always the people who support you that see we are only bound by our minds with what is possible or impossible. These supporters believe in you because they know of your limitless potential and that anything you want to create can be created with your energy fully immersed in that direction.
It can be challenging when people who are the closest to you judge and discourage you. I have experience with discouragement from the people who are closest to me and experience with encouragement from people closest to me as well. The ones that discourage me want to see tangible success in monetary outcome from working on my creative endeavors, but to me, the success comes from the satisfaction of being joyful in what moves through me and doing what I love and doing it regardless if money is coming in or not. Although it can be challenging sometimes, I have much more joy creating and expressing my heart rather than giving my energy to a dissatisfying lifeless job that drains my energy. I have no doubts inside that money will flow in when I honor my heart and do what brings me joy. I would much rather move through these challenges as I do what I love rather than make minimum wage wishing I could be creating. Its really up to each of us to choose which way we want to go. I know that I have been taken care of completely when the shift from having a normal job to switching to do what I love took place fully. Yes,it IS challenging at times, but once you keep going and creating what you enjoy there is no turning back. You know inside there is no other way you would want to live. So you take on the challenges because they are worth it, for obvious reasons.
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