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E048d1177501b5c804dd345e6523435e by giselleukardi

So I stumbled upon this quote quite a while back and it’s been one of the ones that has kept me pushing through even through the toughest times, so I thought I’d share it with you guys to keep you all motivated as well. If you want something to happen in life, you’ve got to make sacrifices, there’s really hardly a way around it. You may need to go to extremes, and if you are willing to, there will be so many rewards to reap at the end, you just have to keep pushing. Doesn’t matter what anyone thinks - whether it’s your family, friends, boyfriend/girlfriend, etc. - you must do it for you. This is in no way shape or form a selfish thing to do. If anything, anyone who is wanting to stand in the way of you and your dreams is the selfish one.

I’ve gone through many ups and downs throughout my artistic progress, as I’ve mentioned before, and I’m sure anyone who is passionate about their dreams could relate. There may be people wanting to get in the way - people who get jealous, and wish you the worst (and you may be surprised who these people are). There may even be times where you feel lonely and start questioning whether or not the pursuit of your dreams is even worth it. But the only way to get there is to ignore it all and just keep pushing.

You’ve got to stand like a rock by your dreams if they are important to you. Keep only those people around that support you and genuinely want to see you succeed - no one else really matters. It may sting along the way or you may be one of the lucky ones with a great support system. Either way It will be difficult - but anything that’s worth while in life almost always is. =)


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cherrypantsu Featured By Owner 8 hours ago  New member Hobbyist Photographer
no thank you :') for comment 
giselleukardi Featured By Owner 7 hours ago   Digital Artist
no worries! =)
Ankylosaurornis Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
Thanks so much for the watch! Your paintings are lovely :heart: 
giselleukardi Featured By Owner 2 days ago   Digital Artist
aw thanks! and no worries... I love to watch young artists progress... I find it inspiring =)
Ni-nig Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist
thank you very much for the watch, your work is amazing o/ I have to watch you too OuO
giselleukardi Featured By Owner 3 days ago   Digital Artist
Thank you dear! :hug:
Your work is lovely as well! I'm looking forward to seeing your progress :)
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! You are awesome! :highfive:
giselleukardi Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Digital Artist
no worries at all! your journal entries are so helpful! =)
Hidden-Rainbows Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Hey, I saw your post about meeting some more artists. I am from Kelowna, so kind of close to you. Love your work :)
giselleukardi Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you! :hug:

I was actually JUST at Kelowna last Thursday for a friend's wedding! haha. Small small world I suppose. It's so beautiful there!
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