On the 2nd March 2017 (nearly 18 months ago now), I released my debut single 'Survivor'. A couple of weeks later, I released my debut album 'Blank Canvas'. I was so excited about this new journey ahead of me.
Roll on a few months and I found myself completely lost, not knowing which route to take with my new music career. Despite feeling this way, I picked up my guitar and started working on another album.
Fast forward to 20th July 2018 and I'm sitting at home feeling very sorry for myself and telling myself 'I can't do this anymore'. I nearly quit yesterday. I know (now) it had to do with the fact that I had a general anaesthetic the day before for a minor operation, and the toxins play havoc with your body! So, in true Sabrina style, at 10 pm I decide it's time to pick myself up, wipe the dust off and completely re-do my website! I get some crazy ideas, but re-doing my website put everything into perspective.
I realised that I had no clarity these past 18 months as to what it was I wanted out of my music career. Without clarity, you drift and you keep on drifting.
I don't know about you, but I am tired of going onto social media and seeing such negative, uninspiring posts. I swear some people just go online to whinge and vent. Some people can also be very nasty. For a while now, I have been trying to build a community on Facebook with people, who like me, no longer want to engage in the sprouting negativity which can bring on animosity, but instead be motivated, inspired and grow as a person. I have set up a Facebook group called 'Be Inspired, To Be Inspiring'. Mental health issues are increasingly growing and I personally feel that social media has a lot to do with it. There's just far too much negativity in the world and it's only going to get worse if something isn't done about it.
Clarity came so quickly as I was building my website. It's not just about my music - it's about building a community! A place where people can come to if they need to feel inspired, motivated or quite simply to find some hope. I will be writing weekly blogs like this one in order to try and make a change and would be very happy to have you join my journey.
I am not an expert, and don't pretend to be, but I do try and share about positive outcomes from dire situations both in my music and my blogs/posts.
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