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Letting go of the need to share and posting it when I know nobody sees it is cathartic. I'm starting over...in so many ways. I think about how there was a time when I was actually able to overcome the paralysis of not being good enough to paint by convincing myself that nobody would see it and it didn't matter wha… Read More
Letting go of the need to share and posting it when I know nobody sees it is cathartic. I'm starting over...in so many ways. I think about how there was a time when I was actually able to overcome the paralysis of not being good enough to paint by convincing myself that nobody would see it and it didn't matter what I did so long as I enjoyed the process. That's how I feel now.

I lost my business, we had to move away from our home. I felt like a failure for too long and now I feel like it's time move on or be buried by it. I have been empowered by my wife, my gratefulness for living in Canada (that's weird,I know, but it impacts me) and my new job.

I'm saying good-bye to old nostalgia that paralyzes me emotionally, the constant longing for old haunts, the excruciating fixation on wasted time, and talents that were left behind. I'm trimming my world down to manageable pieces in order to actually become accomplished in something, in one thing. I'm accepting my regrets and wiping my hands clean of them. It's done.

It's time to take advantage of my amazing luck to be here. To stop second guessing.

This is where I am. Read Less
Member Since: Oct 25, 2011