Posts tagged Self Care
✨Why I love designer candles - and other useless shit✨

I’ve been struggling a lot with the idea of sales lately. Trying to sell something that I believe isn’t necessary.

 

Art isn’t necessary - evolutionarily speaking

 

Its beautiful, striking, divine, can bring humans to their knees and be so moving as to invoke tears. But I’m struggling with its necessity.

 

I’m struggling to figure out how it solves any huge problems in peoples lives and being able to leverage that to sell it with ease.

 

I have no idea how to get people to buy stuff when I don’t think they need it.

 

I feel like I’m creating unnecessary objects. and thats probably why i’m useless at selling

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How being "on fire" leads to burnout.

The past few weeks I have been GOING GOING GOING, PUSHING PUSHING PUSHING, DOING DOING DOING. 

 

Get big, become known, pump out artwork, grow my Instagram, grow grow move forward, run workshops, live from my art, make a living, figure out my finances, respond to emails, post a blog every now again, do more Instagram work, take photos, pump out more artwork, do commissions, figure out how to fill workshops, go to the post office, fix my website…. ET CETERA.

 

A few days ago I posted an artwork entitled “on fire” because I had been on fire those last two weeks. But a few days later my energy troughed, my hormones kicked in and the veil lifting power of my mensturation slapped me in the face - "you’re trying to go too fast."

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The Importance of Rest

The past few weeks while at my parents house I have had the space to get a lot of stuff done, particularly admin and online. Every day I've been getting up and going to the computer and not stopping until dinner time. But within that space of being totally provided for I have tricked myself into a work-hole and thinking that I don't need to stop. 

Today I need rest. 


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I feel like a toilet-drowned iPhone being dried out in rice, toxins sucked out. 

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