When You Feel Like Quitting

In episode 38, I discuss that moment when you’re so overwhelmed that you feel like quitting on all your smutlancing goals. It happened to me quite recently, and I think I figured out a good process to use to deal with it. If you’ve felt that way, you’re not alone, and I don’t think we have to be stuck in that feeling either.

In this episode:

  • This week’s episode is brought to you by QuickBooks Self Employed
  • We’ve talked about quitting in the past and sometimes quitting is a really good option.
  • Not all feelings of wanting to quit are the same.
    • Imposter syndrome 
    • Like you’re not getting to your goal fast enough — hint: it’s a slow process
    • You don’t enjoy it anymore.
  • My reason for feeling like quitting: feeling overwhelmed — like you can’t keep up, like you’ll never get to the place you’re trying to go.
  • What to do:
    • Get out of your head. Talk to a friend, write in a journal, blog about it — but the longer you stay in your head, the worse it can get.
    • Think about what you really want — and not so much about what you’re afraid of.
    • Consider what you’re willing to do — and what you need to do that you might not WANT to do.

Links from the show:

What is Imposter Syndrome? (blog post)

Knowing When to Quit (podcast episode)

I Thought About Quitting (blog post)

QuickBooks Self Employed (affiliate link — get 50 percent off the price for a year)

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Kayla Lords

I am an erotic author, sex blogger, podcaster, freelance writer, an opinionated marketer, and a speaker with a focus on BDSM and D/s. Here at The Smutlancer, I help people who want to create content or products about sex get paid to do it. I'm sharing what I've learned as a freelancer and a sex blogger to build a career. You can find me online sharing my innermost sexual thoughts and experiences and helping kinksters have healthy BDSM relationships. I'm also a masochistic babygirl submissive with an amazing and sadistic Daddy Dom and business partner, John Brownstone.

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