I decided to take a month off of writing this blog to focus on finishing the new record with my band Ghost Shirt. Did I feel guilty? You bet. Did it make me feel anxious… well… I feel anxious about not working my “weekly” blog for 3 weeks. I always feel anxious and a good dose of self-hatred when I fall short on any goal I set for myself. But Why?
Why would I feel negative, destructive emotions over taking a break from my blog to focus on my art?
I learned a valuable lesson from the experience of finishing my new record. The stories we tell ourselves as artists directly impact the way we feel on a daily basis. Read on to find out how to identify the stories you’re telling yourself and how to make sure they’re not sabotaging your creativity (and you’re whole life). [Continue reading]