How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)

How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
If you think about it long enough, pretty much everything is a little terrifying. Our brains and bodies are built to protect us, and they’ve got to remain on high alert as life teaches us what to stop worrying about. Are carrots safe? Yeah! A first date? Maybe. A job interview? AkjhdsFl;sadfsldgsdfglskdfjgsdfgklsdfg.

Though we’re learning to conquer our individual challenges, there are some fears that probably ring true for all of us. These are some of those fears, and we’re going to get over them. Maybe. –Adam J. Kurtz

How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)
How To Get Over Common Creative Fears (Maybe)

 

Still need a little something extra? My “TINY PEP TALK” generator might help. Play the video and pause quickly for a fresh pep talk every time. You can even take a screencap to send to a friend!

 

A video posted by Adam J. Kurtz (@adamjk) on

 


 

Adam J. KurtzAdam J. Kurtz (better known as ADAMJK) is an artist 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).

 

 

 

  1. Kelsey O says:

    Woah Adam are you in my head or what!

  2. Emily says:

    Great advice! Sometimes it can be intimidating thinking about what others will think. But you gotta just let it go! Always push yourself outside your comfort zone. :)

    -Emily coatandcoffee.com

  3. Audra says:

    This is just what I needed today. I’ve been contemplating starting my own creative something and getting out of the corporate world, and this hit the nail on the head. Thank you!

  4. Rachel says:

    “Everything is terrifying but you are going to be okay” is my new favorite sentence. Adam hits the nail on the head yet again. :)

  5. Nat says:

    This is just what I needed to read today! Sometimes we truly are our own worst enemy. ::copies quotes and tapes them to the wall::

  6. Sangeeta says:

    Hey, it was such a good read. This was exact thing i needed. Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful article.

  7. Michelle says:

    Thank you, Adam. So good. #trytrying

  8. Angela says:

    Thank you for, “do your best and then shut up and let people love it.” Perfect timing.

  9. alisha vidal says:

    Cool post and totally helpful for where I’m at right now. Thanks a bunch for the impromptu pep talk. xxx

  10. Sidney says:

    Brilliant. I love this guy.

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