I am working on a video for my website. People don't want to read stuff much anymore, they want to hear it. See it. Know you. So I invested into a project for my business to make this happen. Well, I had my first video shoot last October. We have done 3 sessions. I lock up when I get in front of the camera. I get nervous. I freeze. I feel like its all staged. I don't feel natural. So I have been working on practicing phrases in front of the mirror. Reciting my script. Trying to be natural and be me. It has been hard. I am going to be resuming this project here in a few weeks with my videographer and in preparation for this, I felt it was best that I face my fears head on. I felt that the only way I am going to get better at this is to launch in and force it to happen. I felt the only way to make me better on camera was to do self videos and put them on Facebook. You know I HATE selfies. So to do this in a video format only magnifies my hate. In fact it does more than that, it freakin scares me. I wanna puke. It makes me face the comments of people, which also terrifies me. It makes me face the fact that I am pretty and you know it. Darn. Won't you ignore that please?
In January I did a 30 Day 500 Words Challenge with Jeff Goins to move me further into my book writing. I decided I needed to make that same challenge to myself for a video. Not just do one or two or three, but do 30 of them. One every day. Ugh. I hope you won't hate me for this, but I am determined to move past my fears.
So here is the link to my 0.18 second video in which I tell you that you have many things on your plate and that as you begin your Monday, I want you to know that I love you and I want you to have an awesome one. You can listen to it here.