“A life spent chasing other people’s approval is a life spent on a pointless roller coaster of emotional highs and lows, without ever knowing yourself.”
Bartolomeo Pinelli art.
Rinatta Paries bio.
“Creativity flourishes when we have a sense of safety and self-acceptance.”
Art by Berthe Morisot.
Julia Cameron bio.
“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
Art by Burr Nicholls.
Maya Angelou bio.
Because of how you were raised you’ve knowingly or unknowingly attached your self-worth to how your product or art is received. In simple terms, if they love it, you’re worthy; if they don’t, you’re worthless.”
Artemisia Gentileschi art.
Brené Brown bio.
“If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me.”
Alfred Stevens art.
Audre Lorde bio.
“Go only where you are wanted.
Go only when you are needed.
Stay only if you are appreciated.
Adrien deBoucherville art.
Linda Poindexter bio.
“Look in the mirror. Love what you see and use it all to your benefit”.
William Oxer art.
Andréa Balt bio.
“It’s the moment that you think you can’t that you discover that you can.”
Read Celine Dion’s short bio.
“Learn to value yourself, which means: Fight for your happiness.”
Adrien Moreau art.
Read Ayn Rand’s bio.
“I can change nearly everything about myself. I can run from my children and trade in my spouse, but unless I care for my soul, I will not have changed who I am.”
Albert Roelofs art.
Arianna Huffington short bio.
“Life is not a monotone but a many-stringed harmony and to this harmony is contributed a distinctive note by each individual.”
Edward Hallé art.
Read Annie Besant’s bio.
“We don’t see things as they are…we see things as we are.”
Adam Pirsch art.
Read Annais Nin’s bio.
“Independence I have long considered as the grand blessing of life…independence I will ever secure by contracting my wants, though I were to live on a bearren heath.”
Alfred J. Woolmer art.
Mary Woolstonecraft bio.
“No need to be anybody but oneself.”
A.C.W. Duncan art.
Read Virginia Woolf bio.
“Self-sacrifice? But it is precisely the self that cannot and must not be sacrificed.”
Elizabeth J. Gardner Bourjuerre art.
Ayn Rand’s short bio.
“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”
Albert André painting.
Freya Stark bio.