Fear is a very convincing liar. It masquerades as a friendly internal voice — as something just trying to protect you from professional or financial ruin — but it often overstates the actual consequences at stake. And the thing that fear almost always forgets to mention? How miserable you might be if you don't even try to follow your dreams. Whenever you find yourself in a situation where you think it might be easier to play by "the rules," do what others want you to do, or follow tradition and play it safe, listen to the insight and wisdom of these seven women in creative careers below. They share what they've done to banish fear and keep being bold and badass...creatively and professionally!
from Apartment Therapy | Saving the world, one room at a time http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-stop-playing-it-safe-and-follow-your-dreams-instead-247200