Your relationship with your past I’m excited to share this with you. I’m reading the book Dream. Clarify and Create What You Want by Marcia Wieder. In her book, Marcia writes about our relationship to our past in a way that is new and really resonates with me.
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for all your kind words of support! Here’s what I’m hearing from many of you during the complimentary mini-sessions I offer: “Thank you for providing mentoring to designers. This is greatly needed!”
Do you have what you really want in life? Is something missing? Does it feel like you’re going through the motions? Is your energy low? Is the only thing that sounds good watching Netflix all weekend. 🙂 It’s possible to feel better and to have what you want.
Do you find yourself struggling with difficult people? “He makes me so mad.” “My boss is difficult.” “She doesn’t understand me, she doesn’t listen.” “He’s such a narcissist.” Maybe your boss is always telling you what to do and doesn’t know how to give constructive feedback.
Do you feel burned out from working too much? Does your life feel out of balance? Do you feel exhausted and stressed? Are you anxious? Maybe you’re feeling so depleted that it’s affecting your health and sense of wellbeing? I hear you! It didn’t always feel this way, right? Do you remember when you felt
Do you get sh*t done? Are you as productive as you want to be? (My guess is no!) You don’t get around to doing the things most important to you, right? Do you procrastinate?
How much compassion do you have for yourself? Do you show empathy for yourself? As designers, we talk a lot about empathy. A designer’s ability to empathize In order to produce meaningful and successful outcomes, we need to know as much as we can about the user/customer/client.
What do you believe about yourself as a designer? What do you think about you? Do you tell yourself you’re not good? Do you tell yourself other designers are better than you? Do you believe you’re not enough?