In a creative field, one of the hardest things to do is drink from the inspiration fountain without drowning. It’s not just a feeling of having an off day, or not designing something quite right. It can be emotionally and physically draining, beyond the typical burnout point. When the creative juices start to run dry or I’m in danger of falling into an intense project obsession – The below are my go-to references for maintaining a healthy balance and maintaining focus. With any luck you’ll find them as helpful as I do.
To be humbled and muster up the strength to push though:
For a funny outlook when I’m feeling overwhelmed by my own “You should know better” thoughts:
When the questioning my value, I think of this to remind myself – It’s just another step in the process.