Friday, February 11, 2011

Never Enough

5 years ago I only dreamed of the success I have today in my personal and professional life. I have accomplished so many goals and I am so happy for that. So why as I sit here today am I thinking only of what I have not done and what I don't have? I have said to myself so many times "oh if only I could get that contract I would be sooo completely happy and everything will fall into place." Well those contracts have come and gone and I find myself thinking the exact same thing again. Of course it is good to do this because it keeps us striving for better things and never settling. But I realize that I also have to balance that with taking a look around at everything I have accomplished and just feel happy and satisfied with that. I think the thing to do is just realize: it will never be enough. You will never score enough contracts or accomplish enough goals where you can just say "ok I'm done" and that's a good thing. What is not a good thing is being solely fixated on it. There is so much I have gained in my life like knowledge and success that I need to recognize and not just dismiss as not being enough. It is great, it is amazing, and I want more.


  1. Cool post. I don't know if you've ever read "A New Earth" by Eckhart Tolle, but I definitely recommend it. It talks about why we always want more and are never satisfied when we get it. Anyways keep going! And post your animations!

  2. What a wonderful post. Do you realize that you have done what most of us want to do and just don't? How fantastic is this post. Such insight and inspiration. Thanks so much for stopping by to visit me.

  3. Hi Freckles, thanks for your nice comment on my Tumblr! Just looked through your blog and I'm loving your charming, beautiful and plain funny character portraits! Best wishes from Germany,

  4. Hey, Freckles!
    Glad to see there´s plenty of people who feel like this. It´s good to have company.

    Keep´em coming. It´s never enough.

  5. Hey Guys!!! Thanks so much for all of these awesome comments! Its good to know that there are other like-minded artists out there. I hope you all come back again to share your thoughts on other posts!

  6. Sometimes ambition can be a lurking monster. If were not careful to keep it at bay, we can succumb to it's nature.