It's interesting sometimes how we react to others having more faith in our abilities than we have. Are they simply telling us what we want to hear to make us feel better? Sometimes. But those closest to us can be the best source of motivation or courage when we need either or both. You might find that certain people in your world are perfect providers of both now.
As she spends her first weekend in an adventurous part of your chart, Venus can do what the much larger and more powerful Sun and Neptune haven't been able to. Neptune has been promoting the dream all year and the Sun has had the solar spotlight on life's more adventurous aspects for the last 10 days. However, what Venus brings is the desire and where there is a will there is always a way. This is a call to embrace the weekend spirit, even if that means challenging old excuses.