There’s so much personal work you want to do. You know it’s true.
How can you get it all done?
Relaxing a bit and caring less about the outcome of your projects could help. I like going the other direction, though—caring a lot more.
When I’m not teaching art full-time to middle school students, I love writing articles here on Medium and Substack, as well as drawing comics. Life is busy with family obligations and the occasional freelance job.
Completing my personal projects would be impossible if I didn’t want them in the world bad enough. You have to care.
Showing it matters by throwing out distractions and putting in the hard work can be tricky. What if you have all the passion in the world but no way of staying productive?
Here are a few quick ways to think through getting more personal work done and enjoying the process.