I received several sweet comments and warm emails after my last post and so appreciate it. But sorry for creating drama where there really was none. I was just going through the typical self-doubt that can creep into anyone’s life, but nothing major by any means. I know I’m on the right path, I don’t question that anymore; I just sometimes get impatient! I know that when I read someone’s success story I have to either remember that they’ve been at it much longer than I have or when it’s someone that has been doing it the same amount of time or less than I have, that they caught a lucky break and probably worked their tail off. I just have to keep at it and not let anyone else’s story be a measure of success for me.
And I always have to remind myself that my initial goal was to work from home doing something I love and to be able to spend more time with my husband, my dogs and enjoying the simple pleasures in life. And by that definition, I’m extremely successful.
I am actually finding that another reason I need to stay off the internet because I’m over-inspired! I see so many cool things that I end up with a million ideas and never sit down to do any of them (hello Pinterest!). So I’m going to try to go on a internet fast for a week (save for what I need to do for my shops) and I’m hoping that it will force me to sit down each night and create new paintings and collages.
And while digital artwork is fun to do and a great option when feeling creative but not wanting to dive into 3 or so hours of creating, I’m craving the tactile experience that only paper, paint and glue can offer. So here’s hoping for new artwork in a week!
Thanks for the love all; you are awesome cheerleaders and this girl is grateful for you all! ♥