Don’t Let A Bad Week Ruin Your Weekend

I’m sure you’ve had a terrible day, or a string of days at work. It wasn’t a single event that caused your stress and grief, not necessarily, but things going wrong just little by little. All the while, you’re getting more and more distressed without even having realized it. It doesn’t really matter what it…

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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Become an Artist

I’m writing this more for myself. It seems like the more I pursue my art career, the more opportunities open up, and the more daunting it becomes. As I’ve said in the past, I’m personally struggling with a very odd Fear of Success (versus the fear of failure. Only instead of not trying because you’re…

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7 Things You Should Say to Yourself Like a Crazy Person

Monday Musings

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Fear of Success

So, we all know about the fear of failure. I feel like too many of us are too afraid to put the work in to whatever our dream is- not because we’re lazy, exactly, well, maybe that’s part of it, but there’s this crippling fear of failure, rejection, essentially that you won’t succeed in whatever…

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Hating What You Love to Do

Hey all, So, just a heads up, this blog post starts off on kind of a downbeat, but don’t worry. It ends happily. This blog post is about hating to do what you love most, and for me, that’s art conservation. I don’t care what anyone says, one of the most valuable things you can…

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No, I’m Not Carrying the Weight of the World (It Just Feels That Way Sometimes)

This isn’t really art related… well… unless you count philosophy. I don’t even know where to begin with this. I’m completely burnt out. I’m trying to take a step back and evaluate my life as it’s been for the past year (which hasn’t been very long). My energy is completely shot. I don’t think I’ve…

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Grant me the Serenity

Little comic I made inspired by last night’s events. Also, if you’d like to help fund my study abroad trip. Go check out my Patreon! #SendAshleytoItaly

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Sharpening Your Axe

So, there are two purposes I have to this blog post: 1) To show off my newest artwork: 2) To talk about this interesting term I’ve heard recently, “Sharpening Your Axe” So, I was dumb and took 16 credits this term. And continued volunteering at the museum. And working. This has been detrimental to my…

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