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Old 01-19-2019, 08:36 AM  
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Default Re: How does one become more confident doing something you enjoy so you feel less anx

Regardless of the end result, do you find the process to be enjoyable?

It took me a full year to set up my art table again. As I am so out of habit the pieces I am thus far producing are garbage to me - even though people who have seen them have said otherwise. But the thing is, I have enjoyed the process these last few weeks. Besides, at least with my art, I can gesso white over the paintings that pain me and start all over again. The hobby is soothing me and I have noticed an increase in my confidence little by little since returning to a creative outlet.

So what I have to say is keep taking stabs at what gives you joy and practise, practise, practise. I think eventually it will put a smile on your face.
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