This was something I was struggling with when I was still bartending. I just viewed myself as "a bartender," and when I landed a well-paid writing gig, I felt like I didn't deserve it even when my client was satisfied with the work and never had any qualms about paying me.

Imposter syndrome is one hell of a bitch, so your advice on diversifying income and not being attached to things so seriously is invaluable.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store