We live in a world where we’re very aware of brilliant people doing brilliant things, which makes it easy to fall into the compare and despair cycle. Facing the intrinsic nature of creating means that we’ll never get an “enough” stamp on our forehead, whether it’s for a day’s work or for a lifetime of work. So how do you know you’re enough as a creative? I dive into this question in this week’s solo episode.
1:22 – Reminder that any piece of creative work is never for everybody
2:05 – The pain of being in the gap between what you wish to create and what actually comes out
2:40 – The rare reality of actualizing your vision
3:20 – The power in normalizing the gap
4:46 – Defining conditions of enoughness
5:40 – Enoughness as an inside job
6:25 – Enoughness as subversive
6:30 – Where enoughness relates to grand visions, wanting big things, and momentum
7:09 – The four parts of the conditions of enoughness
13:12 – Applying conditions of enoughness to your creative work
14:10 – Bringing conditions of enoughness into practice
14:30 – Investigating how the culture has invaded your creative space with messages of not-enoughness
Visit jenniferlouden.com/podcastkit to get instant access to a collection of audios that will
- help you with some of the most common struggles we creatives have to manage including fear of choosing,
- falling into compare and despair, managing the inner critic (s),
- and feeling too exposed and vulnerable when you put yourself or your work into the world.
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