Thank you, Phetasy community, for keeping me busy in the best way possible. Your support blows my mind - it shouldn't, given the people that populate this place, but I'm still blown away. My biggest insecurity (well, when it comes to what I make) is that all of my pieces are nothing more than junk that no one wants, the stuff of future Goodwill donations. Thank you for proving me wrong.
From my mental wellness toolkit: "Something Wild" by Lindsey Stirling
Sure, it's a little bit juvenile, but it was written for the live action "Pete's Dragon." And I'm still a 10 year old at heart.
"If you face the fear that keeps you frozen
Chase the sky into the ocean,
That's when something wild calls you home."
I leaned into this so many times over the past year, even though I fought with the lyrics:
"Even if you're scared, you're stronger than you know."
Me: "You don't know me. Don't give me false hope. Don't encourage me to move forward only to fail."
But a tiny part of me said, ...