How to Balance Creative Goals and Mental Health in 2023
Written by  Daisie Team
Published on 2 min read

2023 has embarked on us and it comes with new challenges and opportunities. As creatives, it's important to stay motivated and focused on our goals while also taking care of our mental health. But how do we juggle these two things? Here are some tips to help you stay on track and find balance in 2023.

Set Realistic Goals
The key to success is setting realistic goals that you can actually achieve. Don't let yourself become overwhelmed by setting goals that are too lofty or unattainable. Instead, break your goals down into smaller, more achievable tasks and focus on completing each of them one step at a time. It can be helpful to create a plan of action and timeline to help keep you on track. Additionally, make sure to adjust your goals as needed to account for any unexpected changes or delays.

Prioritise Self-Care
It's easy to get caught up in our work and forget to take care of ourselves. But self-care is essential for both our physical and mental health. Make sure to take time out of your day to relax, exercise, get enough sleep, and do something that brings you joy. It's also important to take breaks throughout the day to help you stay focused and productive. A few minutes away from your work can help you come back with renewed energy and a clearer perspective.

Find a Support System
Having a support system is a great way to stay motivated and on track. Whether it's a friend, family member, or mentor, having someone who can provide encouragement and advice can be invaluable. It can also be helpful to join a community of like-minded creatives who can offer support and understanding.

Celebrate Your Successes
Don't forget to celebrate your successes, no matter how small. Acknowledging your accomplishments can help keep you motivated and remind you of how far you've come. Celebrating your successes can also help boost your self-confidence and remind you of your potential.

Balancing creative goals and mental health can be a challenge, but it's not impossible. By following these tips, you can stay focused and on track, while also taking care of your mental health.

If you want to learn more about how to balance creative goals and mental health in 2023, check out the workshop "Tips On Juggling Your Creative Goals & Mental Health In 2023" by Sara Lorusso. It's sure to provide you with the insight and tools you need to succeed in the new year. Additionally, there are plenty of online resources and support groups available to help you stay on track and find balance. With the right tools and support, you can make 2023 your best year yet.