Ready for an imperfection brain teaser? 🤔 You know the old saying, “Art imitates life”? Well, as recovering perfectionists, we know that life is imperfect. And as imperfect beings, we create imperfect art imperfectly. And that imperfection is an art in itself.
So, how do we learn the art of embracing our imperfections, in life and in art? According to today’s guest, artist Erica Lockwell, community is key. Letting go of perfectionism in all areas of our lives, from our work to our relationships, gets a whole lot easier when we have a safe and loving space around us filled with people who care for and support us...kinda like this community right here, the Eff Perfect fam.
HERE'S A SNEAK PEEK OF THE GOODNESS…
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE…
The importance of owning our perfectionist identities, especially when we’re doing things imperfectly
All about the phenomena of procrasti-cleaning, procrasti-baking, and other ways we get stuck in the creative process
The black and white trap of perfectionism and the benefits of embracing allllllll the gray areas
Creating a safe space where you can share yourself, your work, and your art freely
How to move forward with controversial art, projects, and choices when you’re a people-pleaser
Erica Lockwell of Our Back Pockets
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