I STARTED MY OWN BUSINESS! I’M SCARED!

Guess who started their own copywriting and photography business and is going all freelance and stuff?

I’m so excited. I’m also a bit scared. And though I believe in my writing and photography talents, making that first big scary step into believing in yourself is pretty terrifying.

“Do you want to be eating a slave, or could you try an aubergine?” – Simon Amstell’s ‘Carnage’

Living in a society where satirical art, like Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror, is a key way to get people engaged with problematic societal issues, this movie could be a modern stroke of vegan genius. Its self-awareness -: “who want to watch a whole movie about veganism?” mocks its own existence whilst also pointing out the need for an alternative vegan message that can live alongside documentaries like Earthlings and Forks over Knives.

It’s just you and the wall: the psychology of failing again, and again, and-

And I think it’s because, in the real world, I:

Give up pretty easily when I fail at something, thinking “well, I guess this isn’t for me after all”.
Don’t even try in the first place because I am so absolutely terrified of failing that I would rather hold onto the dream of reaching something than actually try to reach it and fail.