May 2021

3 reasons it’s okay if you’re not #1 in your fieldPhoto by Zane Lee on UnsplashAs humans, especially artists, we compare. Aesthetics, polish, technical expertise, we rank our works against each other, for reference, critique and learning purposes. There was always someone else better (and often younger) out there who had greater accomplishments than us.“I’m not

What we read to raise our game — and why it’s essentialWhatever it is you’re doing, there are usually people out there who have been doing it for longer, or have attempted something similar before. The best way to cut out decades of trial and error is to absorb their learnings and incorporate them into

Identifying and managing burnoutPhoto by Jacqueline Day on UnsplashBurnout. It’s a term I’m sure we’re all familiar with, but if you haven’t already gotten acquainted:Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant demands.Do these qualities