On the outside things looked great: college grad, amazing family, a career I was passionate about. But on the inside, I was trapped in comparison, people pleasing, and a wavering self-worth based on my physical appearance, résumé accomplishments, and attention from guys. I was aching to be noticed and wanting to be liked, because that’s where I found my value. I was exhausted trying to “keep face” and make MY dreams and plans happen. When a serious hip injury took away what I thought was THE ultimate joy, dancing on stage, I......
What draws people to art? Art has meaning. It was created with a purpose and a story to be shared. We all have a longing within us to connect with something meaningful and to understand our purpose. I know I did. Flashback to three years ago. I didn’t know what my purpose was in life. I was a perfectionist trying to earn love and find my worth in achievements. My identity was wrapped up in relationships, academic success, and material possessions. I kept looking to these things to satisfy me but they......