No one likes Mondays. It's pretty much a fact. So, to make your day a bit more bearable, we thought we'd offer some motivation to get you by. And who better than from people who were once in your shoes?
**1. As an artist, you're bound to lose hope, but when you've given so much already to reach your dream, why stop now?** ![alt](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ghost-blog-prod/2015/07/Janis-2.png)
**2. Because every mistake means there is something to learn.** ![alt](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ghost-blog-prod/2015/07/Rihanna-3.png)
**3. It's not all about the money and fame, it's about always striving to reach your full potential.** ![alt](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ghost-blog-prod/2015/07/Ray.png)
**4. It's easy to lose sight of the bigger picture. Don't forget about the power of using your music to create change.** ![alt](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ghost-blog-prod/2015/07/Jimi.png)
**5. As you make your music, don't forget to continue to inspire others and yourself.** ![alt](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ghost-blog-prod/2015/07/Bob.png)
**6. And mostly, don't forget through the whole process of ups and downs — stay true to yourself.** ![alt](https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/ghost-blog-prod/2015/07/Janis.png)
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