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  • Hey, it’s Marie Forleo and you are watching MarieTV, the place to be to create a business

  • and life you love.

  • And this is Q&A Tuesday.

  • Or, wait, it’s actually You&A Tuesday because rather than me answering your questions today,

  • were going to turn that beat around and I’d like an answer from you.

  • It’s time for You&A Tuesday.

  • It’s You&A Tuesday, where the answers come from you.

  • My question, which I’ll ask in just a moment, is inspired by this beautiful quote from Pulitzer

  • Prize winning poet Mary Oliver, who says:

  • The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work,

  • who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power

  • nor time.”

  • When I first came across those words they hit me straight in my heart, straight in the

  • gut.

  • And I said to myself, “I have got to share this on MarieTV.”

  • You know, in my six years of doing the show and nearly two decades of doing this work,

  • there is one thing that I’ve noticed that’s pretty much true for all of us and it’s

  • that there’s some idea, some body of work, some creative exploration that has yet to

  • be brought to life.

  • You know, whether we do creative work for a living or not, that doesn't really matter.

  • There’s still something inside of each of us that’s hidden, that’s yearning to be

  • expressed that we haven’t really given ourselves permission to engage withor created the

  • time to investigate or been brave enough to say, “Yes, I want to do that.”

  • You know, attention is the beginning of creation.

  • So right now let’s take a moment and just pay attention to our creative yearnings while

  • we still have the time.

  • And just the fact that youre watching this right now, the fact that you're listening,

  • that you're here with me, means that youre still alive and you still have time.

  • Let’s not be the regretful people.

  • Let us be the ones who did our thing.

  • So here is the Q that I want you to A.

  • What creative work is stashed away in your heart that deserves more time and power?

  • What’s one action you can take right now to bring it to life?

  • That’s it.

  • That’s the question.

  • So I want you to leave a comment below and let me know.

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  • Stay on your game and keep going for your dreams because the world needs that special

  • gift that only you have.

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  • Side effects include enlarged profits.

  • Wouldn’t it be great if we were all nicer to ourselves like that?

  • Hi, self.

  • So nice to see you!

  • I’m so ready for this one.

  • None of us know what’s happening.

  • That is the truth.

  • I’m having a meltdown.

Hey, it’s Marie Forleo and you are watching MarieTV, the place to be to create a business

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Don’t Be One Of The Most Regretful People On Earth

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