July 4, 2013

The Artists' Declaration of Independence.

“In order to change the world,
you have to get your head together first.”

– Jimi Hendrix

I claim independence from negative thoughts and self-criticism and the need to compare myself to others instead of focusing on how to be the best at what I do.

I claim independence from the judgments of others.  I will not be diminished by those who seek to make me feel small or limit my ability to truly shine.

I claim independence from the unyielding desire for the approval of others at a cost to my personal well-being and sense of purpose.

I claim independence from the fear and doubt that keeps me from creating my most beautiful and most powerful work.

I claim independence from a life of struggle and difficulty.  Instead, I choose optimism, success, and possibility.

Now, over to you:

What would you like to claim independence from? 

BIG Free Love,



  1. Hi Keesha..I have been a "fan" since your "My So Called Life"days...Although I miss the blog, I am so delighted to see how your life in art has now evolved... Wishing you continued success :)

  2. I forgot to add...I am claiming independence from fear and doubt.. they are hinderances that keep me not from creating, but from actively sharing my works.

  3. I am claiming independence from "expectations" both mine and others.
    Hope you are having a great summer Kesha.

  4. Brilliant! I love this! I'm going to pin it to my inspiration board. You are very inspiring to all artists!

    Cheers and Happy Holidays!