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“Where do you picture yourself in ten years?”
Lately I’ve been ALL ABOUT motivational podcasts and online classes and Facebook groups, and they all ask the same thing: What’s your “why”? What motivates you? What’s your ultimate goal for your life?
And sure, I want to “do more with my art” (whatever that means) and “publish my book.”
But what’s my “why,” my reason?
Every day, I tell myself a lie.
“This’ll only take a minute.”
Every day, I underestimate how much time I’ll end up spending on “This.”