We all get to a point where we keep doing what we are doing, largely because it is what we have been doing (insanity!). It’s habit, it’s ritual, it’s even escapism because it feels easy and safe. Then comes your moment of reckoning — is this what you envisioned? Are you truly creating art, or just adding to the noise on the internet? Are you using your gifts and uniqueness, or suppressing them to conform to a perceived standard?
Once you have asked these questions, there is no going back. You can try, but it will remain in the back of your mind creating discontent until you reach the point where you give in to what is scary, but right. Here’s what I’ve been wrestling with recently: