I think most of the stuff I make is ugly.
I'm just not a naturally talented person. And, the discipline to stick to one thing until I've mastered it, well, that just isn't in my design (Manifesting Generator). That doesn't mean I don't keep trying. I do, I just tend to make a lot of ugly things along the way as I ping from one thing to the next, following what inspires me.
I have this screaming need to make.
It can keep me up at night if it isn't satiated. So, I continue on making junk and living life. Someone who continues to inspire me along my making journey is The Purple Palace. And, one of her recent videos, along with inspiration from one of my closest friends (hi Kendra!), has inspired me to start making ugly paintings and more YouTube videos about the projects I'm working on.
Laughing yoga and rom-coms can suck it.
The biggest bummer for me when it comes to DNRS is what they recommend you watch during the first 6 months + of your limbic retraining journey. So much of it is so cringey it's actually triggering for me. So I've spent the last year trying to figure out what kind of entertainment I can actually consume that will both, entertain me and soothe my limbic system while not triggering my gag reflex.
I've stumbled across 6 main areas that work for me. They're derived from my interests and they are:
Below are a bunch of videos in each category to get you started!
With a mountain of food sensitivities, you'd thing it would be triggering for me to watch delicious food videos but I find them to be hypnotizing. I enjoy thinking about how everything tastes and I love seeing how it's all prepared.
Hi, I'm Dana.
I'm an American living in rural Bavaria. I love art, design, vintage goods, healthy living, and weirdo fringe stuff.