We know we shouldn’t, but we compare ourselves to other creatives. Constantly. Maybe we’re telling ourselves it’s healthy competition and, like, totally beneficial to our practice. More likely we know it’s just making us miserable. Whether you’re deluding yourself or not, I’m here to tell you it’s bad. Stop doing it.
I’ve created a simple guide to get over comparing yourself to other creatives. We can do this together. – ADAMJK
Adam J. Kurtz (better known as ADAMJK) is an artist, idiot, and author of 1 Page at a Time: A Daily Creative Companion. His dark (but optimistic) humor comes to life in an offbeat line of gifts and small trinkets. Follow him at @ADAMJK or in real life (he lives in Brooklyn because of course he does).