Can you live your best life in a crisis?

I’d love to hear from you about how you’re bearing up in the midst of the crises we’ve had this year.

It’s been a crazy roller coaster for sure. In the beginning I know I was in disbelief and full of hope that it would all be over soon.

A photo of an original oil painting on panel of a still life painting of a sunrise.
Sunrise Eleven, 5″ x 7″

Then I immediately shifted into trying to be there for the artists in my community by showing up more and holding many online calls and workshops to support them. My focus was so much on others that I kind of forgot about myself and became a little numb to how I was handling things.

Luckily I had a regular therapy appointment habit before Covid-19 hit. So, I had great support in being self-aware and nurturing myself emotionally which helped me so much, but even still it was and still is tough to go through. (P.S. I highly recommend Better Help for online therapy)

I also found that I was living my best life and successes were happening for me in the midst of all this craziness- artistically, financially, and emotionally. Yet, instead of feeling as good as I should have for all my hard work and efforts paying off- I felt guilty.

I felt guilty that all my hard work was paying off? Ugh. It’s true. I felt guilty that I was making choices to better my life when there are so many injustices and people suffering and dying from Covid-19. People who were out of work now and struggling financially. Not to mention all the riots and injustices and uproar that added to our nationwide trauma.

Maybe you can relate to that? I’ve always struggled with this distorted belief that I need to shrink or succeed because others can’t or won’t. I’m not sure where it comes from but it’s always been a sabotaging thought.

It’s an irrational thought because me shrinking, not shining or struggling financially doesn’t help anyone! In fact it only contributes to the collective suffering that’s going on.

It’s been hard to step over the guilt and live my BEST LIFE right now in the midst of chaos. I’ve not given into this irrational belief and I’ve continued to shine even brighter and make choices that actually make my life better during this crazy time.

We need those choices NOW more than ever! The choices that lead to us being better, living better and contributing more to others.

I recently moved into a new high rise apartment home because my old environment was just dragging me down so much. It has lifted up my soul so much and has fueled my passion for painting which in turn helps all the artists I help to inspire online. Since moving in 2 weeks ago I’ve painted 20 sunrise paintings!

I believe we can succeed during this time. We can lead with heart, passion and inspiration. We can achieve some of our biggest goals even NOW in the middle this.

This is why for the first time I’m stepping up to help other artists reach their goals NOW with a long term Mentorship program because this is the best time to do it!

This is the best time, during uncertainty, to create certainty. To focus on your art and goals and put your heart and souls into it! While we’re at home and travel is limited. What could you really make happen with this time of you had the right support and focus?

If you’re ready to live your BEST ART LIFE right now, I’d love to help and support you in that!

Click here to check out my 6-month program, Mastermind Mentorship!

A photo of an original oil painting on panel of a still life painting of a sunrise.
Sunrise Nine, 5″ x 7″
A photo of an original oil painting on panel of a still life painting of a sunrise.
Sunrise Six, 5″ x 7″
A photo of an original oil painting on panel of a still life painting of a sunrise.
Sunrise Four, 5″ x 7″
A photo of an original oil painting on panel of a still life painting of a sunrise.
Sunrise One, 5″ x 7″

Love in Light, Kelli

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