Natalie, the Artist.
Natalie, the Artist.
This is a story I wrote for a client of mine, Natalie (name changed for privacy) to honor her transformation into her truest self.
Natalie's hands trembled as she reached for the paintbrush, her heart racing with anticipation. This was it, the moment she had been waiting for. She was about to create her first painting. She closed her eyes and took a deep breath, trying to steady her nerves. For years, Natalie had been dreaming of becoming an artist, but she had always been too afraid to take the first step.
But now, everything was different. With the support of her loving partner and her beautiful children, Natalie had finally found the courage to pursue her passion. She had started small, cleaning out a corner of her home to create her own studio space. She had invested in new art supplies that she felt excited to work with. And most importantly, she had made the time to focus on her art, carving out precious moments of silence and solitude in her busy life as a mother and consultant.
At first, Natalie's progress was slow. She was nervous and unsure of herself, second-guessing every stroke of the brush. But with each passing day, she grew more confident, more sure of her artistic vision. She began to meditate more often, finding inspiration in the natural world around her. And she started to see the world in a new way, through the eyes of an artist.
It was not long before Natalie's passion began to take on a life of its own. She started to experiment with new techniques and styles, losing herself in the joy of creation. And then, one day, she took a leap of faith and opened her own Etsy shop, showcasing her artwork to the world. She had never felt so alive, so fulfilled, so confident.
Now, when people ask her what she does, Natalie proudly tells them, "I am an artist." And it's not just a job or a hobby. It's who she is, deep down. The fear and uncertainty that had held her back for so long had melted away, replaced by a deep sense of purpose and fulfillment.
Looking back, Natalie realized that the hardest part had been taking the first step. But now, she knew that she could do anything she set her mind to. She had discovered the power of her own creativity, and nothing could hold her back. With a smile on her face and a paintbrush in her hand, Natalie was finally living the life she had been dreaming of.
Are you ready for YOUR next transformation?
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3. Watch / Listen to my latest interviewwith Dori Stewart on the Teacher Turned Entrepreneur Podcast where I talk about thatdeep wisdom and inner voice that we all have and can easily tap into if we nurture it.