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SPECIAL 200th EPISODE! How to “Make It” – Love Your Work, Episode 200

October 17 2019 – 07:30am

200th episode

If you had asked me when I first started Love Your Work why I was doing it, I don’t think I could have given you a straight answer. I simply felt compelled to create a podcast. Sometimes it’s through the act of creation that we discover what it is that we’re creating.

This is a special 200th episode of Love Your Work. Over the past four years, I’ve been on my own creative journey in making this show. Today I want to reflect on that journey – share what I’ve learned along the way, and hopefully that will reflect some of what you’ve learned.

I didn’t know for sure why I was starting Love Your Work when I first started, but if you were to ask me NOW why I started Love Your Work, I’d tell you that it’s because I was struggling with a conflict. It’s a conflict that you might struggle with yourself.

On one side of the conflict is who you are expected to be. On the other side of the conflict is who you really are. The process of self-actualization – the process of “making it”, is a process of becoming that person who you really are, through your creative work.

Image: The Nap, Gustave Caillebotte

Music in this episode by MacLeod (, licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License: “Perspectives”, “Nowhere Land”, “Satiate Strings”, “Inspired”, “Immersed”, and “Prelude and Action”.

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