No More Doubts or Fears — Discover the Lies Behind Building Your Own Lucrative Second Income Stream

Karmeish Ghosh
4 min readMay 23

7 Big Lies We Tell Ourselves About Starting a Side Hustle

“The biggest lies we tell ourselves are the ones that keep us from trying something new.”

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Many of us have been in a job that we don’t enjoy, but we stay in it because it’s comfortable and provides a steady income. However, starting a side hustle can be a great way to pursue our passions and create a more fulfilling life. Unfortunately, there are many big lies we tell ourselves that prevent us from taking that leap. In this blog post, we will explore seven of these lies, including ageism and lack of business acumen.

Lie #1: “I’m too old to start a side hustle.”

One of the biggest lies we tell ourselves is that we’re too old to start something new. We believe that we’ve missed our chance, and it’s too late to pursue our dreams. This simply isn’t true. There are many successful entrepreneurs who started their businesses later in life. Age is just a number, and it’s never too late to start something new. You may have more experience, knowledge, and wisdom that can be applied to your side hustle, giving you an advantage over younger entrepreneurs.

Lie #2: “I don’t have enough time.”

Another common lie we tell ourselves is that we don’t have enough time to start a side hustle. We’re too busy with work, family, and other obligations. However, if we really want something, we can always find the time. It may require sacrificing some leisure time or waking up earlier, but it’s possible to make time for our passions. You can start by dedicating just a few hours a week to your side hustle and gradually increasing the time as your business grows.

Lie #3: “I don’t have the money to start a business.”

Starting a business does require some initial investment, but it doesn’t have to be a lot. Many successful businesses started with just a few hundred dollars. We can start small and grow our business over time. Additionally, there are many resources available for…

Karmeish Ghosh

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