It's the reason you can't respond to a compliment without the customary self-deprecation. Or share good news without downplaying your emotions. They call it imposter syndrome. And nearly everyone with a bit of success has experienced it.
Today I woke up feeling stuck. But rather than dwell on my increasing state of internal emergency and our collective anxiety as deep-feeling creatives, I thought I’d offer up five suggestions for healing.
Last year for me was mostly a reminder that things don't always go my way. I'm finally learning how to respond, by having tough conversations, taking a step back, and asking for help.
With practice, patience, and self-acceptance, there’s still hope to turn that flailing into floating.
I had to relearn what life meant to me. I had to relearn what it mean to LIVE. I had to start over with being happy because I wasn't happy anymore.
Art + Design
Our choices, whether on an instrument or charcoal, keyboard or mouse click - are the real artistic tools.