How To Keep Your Inner Critic in Check

Written by artist Brittany Moyer

Oh no. It’s happening again... Your inner critic has clawed their way back into your mind, whispering all sorts of cruel ideas in your ear.

“You’re not good enough.”

“You’ll never be as successful as this other artist.”

“Why do you even bother?”

Soon enough, you find yourself scrolling through an infinite feed of highly curated art posts as you tumble deep down into the dark pit of comparison.

But you don’t have to stay down there. You have the power to escape that horrible place and embrace your title as an artist, to be proud of your work, and to have gratitude for where you are right now.

And you’re not alone. I’ve also experienced that nasty feeling of h