Posts tagged Shadow
✨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 tricky little beast of Self Sabotage

I’m sitting here in a brain fog, my fingers don’t want to begin typing this article. I cant even remember what it was about actually? 

Oh yeah.

Self Sabotage. 

 

The ultimate safety mechanism straight from my survival brain, it will do ANYTHING to stop me from succeeding. ANYTHING to stay under the level where complaining and struggle is no longer present. Because what will I have to hold on to then? If I succeed, everyones gonna hate me because I’m successful. (limiting belief #1) And I don’t want to be disliked (limiting belief #2) so, enter self sabotage.

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