Today’s quote:

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. ~ Sylvia Plath

Many artists I know are not very confident. Some quite openly admit to it, others put up a front to hide their self-doubt.
Deep inside, we all want to be liked, and we are all scared to fail. Fear of failure can sometimes lead to not even trying.

When was the last time you didn’t even try, because you believed what you have to offer cannot possibly be good enough? Why did you believe this was the case, and who told you so? Yourself, or someone else?

© Petra Raspel 2013

About Petra Borzynski

Petra Borzynski is a voice coach and therapist with special expertise in helping (performing) artists and creatives to overcome limiting beliefs and emotional blocks to perform better and without fear. She has helped hundreds of people to prepare for or sustain a singing career, find personal fulfilment through music and overcome limiting beliefs & performance anxiety. Her articles on singing, creativity and performance psychology have been featured in several publications.

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  1. […] Did you ever look at other artists and think: “I’ll never be as good as them?” Do you still worry about “not getting it right”? […]

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