I couldn’t stop scrolling through those other VAs’ feeds and websites to check on them: what they offered, how many followers they had and what they had achieved. In short, I couldn’t stop comparing my work and my life to other people’s. And it always made me feel bad, because I thought that they accomplished so much more than I did. I thought that they were so much more successful than I was. And soon I couldn’t even see my own achievements anymore.
At crunch times, like when you’re just about to start a business, your self-confidence can take a major dip. Not only from sifting through all the information out there, but also because of the new and different things you’re suddenly confronted with.
When you lack self-confidence you’re much more likely to give up on projects. And giving up on your business dream is never a good idea.
Do you follow a routine in the morning? If you’re like me, you’re probably glad if you can sip your morning coffee with half-closed eyes without anyone disturbing you. One way or another, this is a routine. The same goes for checking your phone immediately after you wake up.
The whole world is experiencing that kind of push right now, and it’s called the Coronavirus. We are challenged because suddenly our secure bubbles seem to be bursting and we don’t know what to expect of the next few days, months or even years. We don’t know how the world will shift after this virus is under control.