1,000 and 2. The number of times it took Edison to invent the light bulb, and the number of jobs he was fired from for being non-productive. The key was, he was already going to be successful. Just like him, don’t lose sight of your goal.
If it’s your dream, no one who really cares about you should be a hurdle, but a cheerleader.
Do you think that the most creative, impactful, intelligent people simply sat and thought about how they could change the world? Of course not, so go make it happen. You’ve got this!