How to find the courage to believe in yourself when no one else does

What if your story was never told would it matter, or would it change everything if you had the courage to give your gifts to the world?   I recently shared some new music I had been working on with someone whose opinion means the world to me, in fact I had always thought that this person was one of my biggest supporters however his response to my work was lackluster and he didn’t even take the time to give productive feedback. After I finished taking his words or lack thereof to heart and started doubting my abilities I had to ask myself, “why do I do this?  I have never met a successful person who did not face rejection or had no obstacles to overcome in their life.  The difference between those who are successful and those who aren’t is the decision to push through.  Now more than ever it is time for us to live bravely and to believe in our self fiercely even when no one else does.  How do you hold on to your desires and your dreams in those moments when no one else believes? read more