Compared to Others

I don't mean for this to be terribly self-deprecating, and I'm certainly not fishing for compliments, but as my sister and I talked about this morning: we hold ourselves to very high standards. Seeing others reach our goals before we do is difficult stuff. We COULD eventually do it, but since we have yet to be able to, it's more crushing than inspiring. As an artist, it makes me feel like I'm just:

3 responses to “Compared to Others

  1. I totally understand that feeling.
    But also, this lady is 27 or something. So that's encouraging, right?

  2. Sam, I'm glad you checked her age as well hahaha

    That was almost the first thing I did.

    But if I was 27 (or she was 21) I'd probably curl up in a ball for a day.

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