Let’s face it, grief completely sucks! There is no way to sugarcoat it. When you're going through the process, it's possible that the people around you have no idea what to say or how to help, so it can become a very isolating experience. I want you to know that are not alone.
As creative entrepreneurs it is so easy to get sucked into email and social media. But let’s be real, there is a fine line between hustle and burnout. So it’s time to set some boundaries! Now when I have the physical urge to check my phone, I am retraining my mind and body to grab a book or journal instead.
I don’t know about the art program(s) that you attended, but in the ones I went through we didn’t really talk about health and wellness in the studio. I get it, we’re in art school to study art, not physical therapy, but our studio practices influence the longevity of our careers, and I believe that encouraging education about these topics should be a priority.