Lists are fun things to keep in your art journal, especially when you’re trying to get a journal entry done quickly. You could include personal lists like favorite songs, favorite books, etc. or even your to-do list– assuming you don’t keep your list on your arm.
But just in case it isn’t, I am sharing my list of ways to cheer up, from my journal:
Note: If you are unfamiliar with this song, Andy Williams’ version is the one you always hear. Sometimes I just don’t feel that giddy Christmas exhilaration he evokes, but more of a freewheeling I’m-so-not-ready-for-Christmas anxiety. Hence the list.
Sometimes you will put out a blog post or a video or a poem or whatever and someone will stop by to read (view/listen/etc) what you’ve done and then offer an opinion. Here are 3 ways to deal with (and not get derailed by) criticism.