Hi folks, it's doc Slam. There’s a lot on my mind, so my apologies if this is a very rambly blog. I think I'm having some kinda weird intervention with myself.
One of the scariest things I find with burnout, which is quite common, is the complete unwillingness to recognize it, even going so far as to blame oneself for it - often in a disgustingly harsh manner.
For the past week I've made very little art. Instead I've THOUGHT about making art, I've WANTED to make art, but instead I've been sitting at the computer from wake-up to go-sleep, as I've done for years, getting distracted by the tiniest of things (because obviously when in that mindset, you subconsciously WANT every little thing to distract you).
The simple fact is that I'm working too hard. I've been busting my butt for 6-7 years trying to turn profit but I am not making enough, and what I am making takes up too much time for me to do anything else. - Folks often say to me "promote here, or upload there" and unfortunatel