Artist’s Self-Doubts

Artist’s Self-Doubts

“Am I good enough?”, “Is this art really for me?”, “Maybe they are right, and I should simply quit and start “normal” life?” Are those thoughts familiar to you? I believe every artist in any field faces them at some point of their artistic journey.  And guess what? Even when you manage to process all those negative gremlins once, they don’t just disappear forever. They are coming back again and again…

Comparing Yourself to Other Dancers: Is Dance Really For Me?

Comparing Yourself to Other Dancers: Is Dance Really For Me?

There are cycles and seasons in your dance journey the same way as in your life in general. Some seasons we feel very enthusiastic about going to a studio and practicing, creating new work. Some other times we literally need to drag ourselves there, feeling exhausted and empty. In those moments we may even question ourselves if we are on a right place, if dance life is for us at all. And what is even worse, we start comparing ourselves to other dancers, or to someone’s expectations of what it should be like..