I love making art. I want to be an artist when I grow up. I want to support my family by selling my art. So then why do I get so anxious when I look at my work in progress!!!! I know this happens to a lot of artists and maybe it has something to do with my perfectionism, or the fear of judgement, or just the fact that I made a commitment to myself and following through is difficult. Whatever the reason, it’s uncomfortable to look at the work you love to do and feel a sense of dread. It makes me second guess myselfRead More →

As I work on my embroidery pieces each day and share the progress pictures on Instagram, I find myself checking the stats on how many people viewed it – did I get any comments – did I get any new followers??? None of that matters and it only makes me feel a little disappointed.. social media can be a great way to connect and it can also be a trap that makes you think your worth is judged in hearts and follows. It’s not – you’re worthy no matter what! I create art for myself first and sharing it with others is a choice IRead More →