I just listened to The Friend Zone Podcast episode featuring Franchesca Ramsey (MTV Decoded, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) where they discuss dealing with “Imposter Syndrome.” I highly, highly recommend it.
Here are some of the notes I jotted down while listening: Continue reading “Podcast Notes: Imposter Syndrome”
I learned how to make crispy digital doodles from one of my favorite cartoonists, Everyday People Cartoons by Cathy Thorne, whose method I found by researching her online (i.e. vigilant google stalking). Continue reading “Method: Crispy Digital Cartoons”
For many years, I was consumed by my negativity. I had extreme highs and lows. When I was high, I created things I believed in and I felt confident in my abilities and purpose. When I was low… oh, boy. I would break myself with my vicious words, then crush my pieces under my own boots. I couldn’t get out of bed or off the couch. I would hide in my apartment from the person I wanted to be.
One day, I had a “there has to be a better way” moment. I wanted to pursue creativity with a renewed intention, and I needed a healthier way to deal with my negative voice. I began with the resolution that things had to change. From there… Continue reading “Creative highs and lows”
Like a good Desi daughter, I moved out of my parents house after my wedding. It’s also the day I left Orange County, which I was desperate to do.
I’m often asked, “Why did you leave?” to which I
overshare answer: Continue reading “Why I left Orange County”