I like to stress. Not the version that causes anxiety and makes you bite your lip or grind your teeth out of nerves.
I’m talking about good stress, the kind that pushes you to do memorable work.
In an interview with Copy Blogger, Seth Godin stated:
There are so many opportunities in our world, and so many things worth fixing — I can’t imagine wasting this moment.
Stress is the fear of not being remembered after you die.
The pressure to leave notable art in the world compels you to crush it, to risk failure for the end-goal.
Turn your nerves into excitement, not fear. Stress is a boon, especially if it propels you to create.