If you are capable to keep going even though you don’t see any results, you’ll be able to find what most people can’t.
If you can’t see results it doesn’t mean there aren’t any. And there are moments when you don’t see result and you don’t stress yourself out because of it.
Imagine you buy yourself a flower. If you water it every day, in a few weeks or months it will grow and you’ll be able to see the results. But until it reaches its maturity, you won’t dig around it or try to change something about it. You keep watering it because you know it will grow.
The same thing won’t happen when you want to learn something new or when you want to change something in your life.
If you set yourself to learn copywriting and you don’t even know what copywriting really is, then you will stress yourself out and you’ll invest more energy into figuring out what’s not working instead of being consistent with your learning process.
Even more, you’ll start worrying like crazy when you’ll want to change something in your life and you won’t see the results right away.
When it comes to watering a plant you know eventually it will grow, right? But when it comes to watering yourself, where does the belief disappear?
Stop analyzing every moment of your life
Let’s switch a bit from watering your plants to cooking something.
When you set yourself that you want to make a delicious cake, you don’t taste every ingredient and decide if the cake will be delicious based on how every ingredient tastes. After all, you don’t eat baking soda and flour and judge your cake on that.
But when we talk about life and our experiences, we do exactly the opposite. We analyze every moment of our lives and decide if our life is ‘delicious’ or not based on every single experience we have.
It’s not only recommended to think less in situations like this but it’s healthier not to overthink.
The more you analyze every moment of your life, the less you’ll be able to properly taste the final result. If you keep eating baking soda and flour, you’ll get used to the bad taste and think that’s what you’re supposed to eat.
With this being said, let life happen because it is happening for you, not to you. But if you analyze everything that life has to offer to you …
If you’re patient enough, eventually you’ll have your delicious cake
A few months ago, I helped someone learn social media marketing.
For two months, every day, we had a skype call for 15 to 60 minutes and I was providing feedback on two things: how the social media posts are written and how the images are picked.
The process was pretty simple but it was pretty simple only for me.
If you’re a beginner and you’re just starting out with no prior experience, you’ll feel like you don’ know what you’re doing, even though you may be on the right track or even though you may have some guidance.
The feeling that you don’t know what you’re doing is more powerful than anyone who’s going to say ‘Keep doing it, you’re on the right track’. And that’s what you should be aware of.
That feeling, most of the time, has nothing to do with what you’re trying to learn or change right now. In most cases, that feeling is related to your past experiences and the more you’re realizing it, the more you’ll be able to let go of your insecurities.
And it is up to you to trust the process.
If you’ve done your homework and you know you’re doing the right thing, either you’re learning something or trying to change something, then trust the process.
With love and optimism,