I first came across the term ‘abundance mentality’, which is essentially a positive mindset, after seeing an infographic on Facebook, and it’s come up today in an interview with Honoree Corder by Joanna Penn.
The main thing that resonated with me is ‘BOLO’, which means to ‘be on the lookout‘ – for evidence of abundance (of anything), and for people who are doing what you want to be doing. So for me, that’s BOLO for people who are making a full-time living from their writing. For you, it might be something different. As Corder says,”if it’s possible for someone, it’s possible for you”.
The other point is to decide what you’re going to focus on in order to reach your goals – what can you commit to every day – and then actually focus on it. This might be two things. While I was working on the colouring book, I had two daily tasks: draw, and edit. Now, it’s edit Beyond the End of the World, and write my non-fiction book (working title still to come… oops!). What are one or two things that you can commit to every day, that will help you reach your goals?
But enough from me, this is a fantastic interview (and not just for writers). Grab a cuppa, a notebook and a pen – and enjoy ☕