Whatever you think you need before you can move forward to grow your business: you don’t.

You don’t need a fancy logo, brand, or even a website before you can get (more) clients.

You don’t need another training or new modality before you feel good enough to sell your service.

You don’t need to be a different type of person before you can create more success.

You don’t have to lose weight before you can shoot your first video.

You don’t have to know all the ins and outs of copywriting before you can write your first sales page.


You don’t have to feel ready before you move forward.

You don’t have to know HOW you’ll get somewhere before you take your first step.

You don’t need a catchy client attracting ‘job’ title.

You don’t need a bigger office.

(Or an office at all.)

Your program doesn’t have to be completely created before you start selling it.


You don’t need a business plan.

You don’t have to be perfect.

And you don’t have to wait until your kids have left home or your spouse has changed.


All you need to move forward is everything you have, know and are capable of RIGHT NOW.

Yeah, I know.

You heard it before.

And you agree, of course.



Are you ACTING on that knowing?


When I look at your actions and how you spend your days:

Does that tell me what your HEART wants?

Does that show me what you’re passionate about?

Is it obvious to see what truly matters to you?


NOTHING needs to happen FIRST before you can act on your dreams, besides this:

For you to act on what you know and can do NOW.

To give yourself permission to GO for your dream(s), no matter what.


And to stop waiting for a sign from the universe, feeling ready, or other people’s consent or permission.

NOTHING has to happen first.

There’s nothing to wait for.


The ONLY reason you’re not moving forward is because you’re scared – even though it may not LOOK like fear to you.

But trust me, underneath ALL overwhelm, self-sabotage, distracting yourself from what truly matters, resistance, doubts and not-knowing, is ALWAYS fear.

Fear to fail, or to succeed. (Or both! I’ve had them both at the same time for a looonng time.)

Fear to be visible.

Fear of not being liked, of having to change who you are, of losing people or things you think you can’t live without.

Fear of losing your freedom or your money.

Fear that life is against you or the world isn’t safe.

Fear that you’re not good enough, not worthy enough, you’re too much, and you’re not enough of anything, period.


I get it.

I struggled and feared, doubted and resisted, took one step forward and three back, hit the gas and then the brakes, created momentum and sabotaged the fuck out of it next, more times than I care to remember.

And I still do sometimes.


So I won’t tell you your fears aren’t real and you should buckle up and just DO it already!

I know how real these fears feel, and I know you can’t muscle your way through it.


I know that doesn’t help and only makes you feel worse, because THEN you feel scared AND like a loser because you just. can’t. take. a. step. forward.

What helps is to acknowledge that yes, you’re afraid.

To look whatever is going on inside you in the eye and face it, acknowledge it.

Without judging, guilting or shaming yourself.

But with a whole lot of love and kindness and mildness.

To acknowledge that actually, yes, there’s this ONE thing you know you want or ‘must’ do today.


(‘Must’ as in: feeling called, by YOU, from the inside out, from your own inner truth and knowing, what feels right for YOU now.)

To decide you will do it, fear or no fear, because in the end, your dreams matter more than any fear you may have.


THAT’S all you need. EVER.


What is it you TRULY want?

And what ONE thing you can do right now, today, to set that in motion?

Look at whatever you THINK stops you from doing it, and then look underneath:


What is it you’re so afraid of?

And at the end of the day, what makes you feel better:

To act on your FEAR, or to act on your DREAM?


No right. No wrong. No guilt. No judgment.

Just honesty, kindness, compassion and love for yourself and your feelings.

And when you do that, there is room to move forward and take ONE step, despite your fear.


To your dreams, baby!


© Brigitte van Tuijl


P.S.: Inner blocks & obstacles like the ones in this article are the ONLY thing standing between you and whatever it is you want to experience or achieve.


Clearing those blocks is all you have to do to live your DREAMS instead of your fears.

It’s not always easy to cut through your own crap or heal your own inner turmoil, though.

That’s why I created RISE, my onine business healing program for women entrepreneurs.

RISE helps you break free with done for you healings!

It gives you the tools, clearings, (healing) energy, mindset & support to transform and let go of your inner crap, so it no longer holds you back from whatever it is you TRULY want to do in your business & life.

You can read all about & sign up for it here.




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