Almost everyone has a fear of failure, the emotion can feel paralyzing when it comes to both life and work. Achieving is great, but, as Jessica Hische has learned, real accomplishment is pushing through the initial fear to actually start creating.
Every choice we make carries elements of risk, which is why Good F***ing Design Advice co-founder Brian Buirge examines both sides of the equation behind the decisions that creative entrepreneurs have to make.
Illness is the subject that underpins all of HTML Flowers's visual and musical work. He takes a combination of 30 pills a day for digestion, gene alteration, vitamin supplements, and antibiotics, supplemented with four inhaled medications administered with a nebulizer. He’s drawing a lot, too, making headway with the second in a series of hospital diaries that chronicle various bouts of illness and hospitalization.