Some thoughts on what to do with that feeling that you need something more, something else; that something is going to satisfy an itch or a need or a hunger; but nothing ever does. It’s the thinking associated with, “I can’t stop doing this”; or, “Just one more, I swear.”
The trick actually has little to do with how you distribute your energy, and everything to do with how easily you can accept that you cannot do everything; and with how readily you can be gentle with yourself when it seems everyone else can. I
Honestly, there’s really nothing better than when someone asks me to draw something for them. Drawing makes me feel good; it makes me happy. When I don’t have to think of something to draw myself, because someone gives me a photograph to work off of, it is a huge relief.