I despise self doubt--but, it is not a stranger to my every day life. I doubt whether I am doing a good job at work, at home, in my relationships, etc. I think, overall, I doubt that I am not the only one doubting. That was confusing...
So, Travis and I have been talking a lot about this Photography business of ours. We absolutely love working with people, hearing their stories, and getting to capture the beginning of new chapters to their stories. But, when you least expect it...doubt starts to creep in. Are we good enough to 'make it'? Do people really like us? Are we continually striving to be better?
We have been going back and forth about whether we should go 110% in our business. Meaning, should we kind of revamp our business. Should we invest in more equipment, get a new professional blog host, advertise more, etc. I love the people that I work with. Really, we love this-- we have already put so much time, effort, research, money, etc. into our business. We have some Weddings booked in 2012 that we are so excited about and would never want to miss!
Rewind to last night. I was laying in bed, with my laptop, checking emails and such. As I was logging into my business email, I am telling myself "Okay, you need to figure this thing out. What if you told yourself "If I don't get any Photography inquiries in two weeks then maybe that is a sign that I should not pour my heart and soul into this business."" Low and behold, I had an email inquiring about Wedding Photography. I felt like this was a sign from God that I am doing what I should be doing. I shouldn't doubt myself, but know that there is a plan for our life, for our business, for our family. I don't have to know what the plan is to believe that it is going to be grand.
So, all of that to tell you that you will be seeing more AlbiniPhotography updates in the next few months. I will be sitting in this colorful nook in our home...
...journaling all of the things we want to do. More business cards, updating our Website, getting a new blog, investments, etc. Oh, and I'll have a cup of my favorite coffee with me--because, what is journaling without a warm cup o' joe?
My mom got me this mug from England and I love it--makes me feel fancy even when I'm in workout shorts and my husband's tennis shirt:)
This will be fun and I hope you will come along for the ride!