Sandeep Johal, a former nonprofit teacher turned artist shares her thoughts on breaking through cultural barriers, the impact of becoming a parent on your career, why connecting with people & community is critical, and how to become your own #1 fan. I also share some thoughts on the importance of believing in your own work.
During this episode’s Mental Fuel segment, I talked about the importance of becoming your own #1 fan, a concept Sandeep shared during our conversation.
My challenge to you was to pick one element of your work where you’re constantly critiquing yourself, and spend the next week being a little LESS critical. What’s one aspect of your work where you’ve been your own worst critic, where it’s about time you gave yourself a bit more credit? Leave a comment below with the change you’ve decided to make!
Sandeep Johal is an artist, educator, and workshop facilitator who recently made the jump from a stable full-time teaching career at a not-for-profit to a career in the arts. The birth of her son prompted her to re-revaluate her life and push through the fear to create the life she wanted. Her days are now spent taking care of her son and her nights spent making art.
She’s currently working on two gender justice series, very close to her heart:
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