You have more potential than you are using.
If you want it bad enough - go get it.
Whether or not you do it... is whatever... but you gotta go balls out and risk everything if you really believe in it.
Harnessing the Power of Feedback loops: In this "Wired" article, the writer suggests that you can change your behavior using feedback loops. Corporations like Facebook and the police do it to you all the time.
Currently I'm working a system to change my sleep cycle so I sleep early and wake up earlier (10pm - 6am), and to increase the number hours that I draw a day.
|High School work at Art Center (2004)|
Currently, I spend 10-15 hours a week on drawing. It's not bad, but I'm honestly not producing any work with the passion I used to. I have much more potential.
I plan to increase my drawing hours to 15-20 hours a week. This roughly is the number of hours I spent on my Art Center class in high school. Getting these hours in require discipline, but yield respectable results. By July 15, 2011 - I want to be at this stage.
|Booth at Carnegie Mellon (2008)|
Eventually, I want to hit 40-60 hours a week of drawing/ painting/ designing. This is a lofty ambition, but you don't get anywhere by dreaming small. In fact, this is generally this workweek of an industry professional, if not more. By January 1, 2012 - I want to be at this stage.