Are You too Sensitive to be an Artist?

Are You too Sensitive to be an Artist?

Artists are inherently sensitive. They see things that others often don't. They feel things more than the average bear (on average). The irony is that many artists are actually too sensitive to be successful artists. 

Let's assume that success equates with popularity of your work and financial gain. (Not the ever-elusive posthumous fame that we naturally think of when it comes to artists). Being a successful artist of any kind requires...

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When You Don’t Quite Fit

When You Don’t Quite Fit

Life sometimes feels like a gigantic puzzle. There is the puzzle of the minutia your life and then there is the puzzle of EVERYTHING ELSE. I think everyone can relate to the feeling that your own life is made up of hundreds and hundreds of tiny puzzle pieces and each day is spent trying desperately to fit them together (or keep them from falling apart).

I want to spend a moment focusing on the puzzle of EVERYTHING ELSE. I can only speak from my own experience of the world, but I have always...

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