An Artist’s Guide to Starting a Side Hustle on a Budget

Guest Post by Amy Collett from

As an artist, you’re undoubtedly passionate about what you do.
You get to create beautiful objects for others to appreciate. However, making a living while following your creative dreams isn’t always easy. If you’re strapped for cash, consider starting a side hustle, allowing you to earn money while still leaving time for artistic endeavors. This allows you to strike an ideal balance of following your dreams while maintaining a good quality of life.

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Achieving Brilliance through Harmony

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.” Thomas Merton

The journey to create this painting made me aware of the fundamental need of harmony between all the aspects that make up our life, teaching me the first steps and stepping stones, in order to avoid overwhelm and stress, enjoying each process towards greater brilliance.

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Mother Nature’s Gifts

“We need to wake up and fall in love with the Earth. Our personal and collective happiness and survival depend on it.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

There is so much abundance in Nature if only we teach ourselves to see and be aware. Continue reading

A Mystery of Beauty

“But He who keeps his heart awake, will know and live this Mystery; While the eyes of his head may sleep, His heart will open hundreds of eyes.” Rumi Continue reading

We are One -Happy Full Moon!

“Love is how it feels to recognize our essential unity. Awakening to oneness is the experience of Big Love. Knowing you are one with all, you find yourself in love with all.”
Timothy Freke

Happy Leo Full Moon! With the strength of Leo, I wanted to catch the occasion to finally start connecting with you again and start sharing the works and ideas I have been working on. Continue reading

A vision of Equity

“Just and fair inclusion. An equitable society is one in which all can participate and prosper. The goals of equity must be to create conditions that allow all to reach their full potential. In short, Equity creates a path from hope to change.” Angela Glover Blackwell

“Fairness does not mean everyone gets the same. Fairness means everyone gets what they need.”
Rick Riordan

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Thank You!

On the 9th of September, it has been the second year of my presence here in this beautiful Community, so I wanted to Thank each one of you for your support, and for your beautiful and interesting posts that have also helped in keeping me going. Continue reading

Happy Monday!

“It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.”
B. C. Forbes

Happy Friday!

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried something new!
lbert Einstein

Happy Wednesday!

“Your Talent determines what you can do,
Your Motivation determines how far you are willing to go,
Your Attitude determines how well you do it”.
Lou Holtz