We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

SEIL LIEN | Musician/ Artist

I think there is a general misconception of what success actually is. I belong to two industries/ or communities as I’d prefer to see them; music and art and depending on what era you were born into success in the arts is measured by the outside world differently. In Mozart’s day perhaps it was how many high brow commissions you acquired, or how they were reviewed by the upper classes? Read more>>

Maryam Karim | Birth& Postpartum Doula, Yoga instructor, Sound Bath Facilitator, and Student Midwife.

Most people do not know what a birth and postpartum doula is and that is! That is what most people are unaware of, the fact that there are non-medical professionals that have skills in supporting a pregnant, birthing, and postpartum people. There is evidence based research supporting having a birth doula support you in labor. The studies show that doulas can help lower your chance of cesarean, shorten labor, and taking labor drugs such as an epidural. There’s also some evidence suggesting postpartum doulas may help lower the risk of postpartum depression. Read more>>

Kayslee Don Collins | Singer/Songwriter/Model/Actress/Writer

That I have been in this industry for almost 20 years now. I feel like some people think I just appeared one day when I have been doing this since I was a child. I have known what I wanted to do since I was about 7 years old. Read more>>

Emery Kelly | Song Writer/Artist and Actor

It takes a lot of time to master your craft, specifically in the entertainment industry. and I still know I’m not a master at my craft at the moment, but I have much room to grow and knowing that keeps me excited and pushes me forward. In my view, to become a master at being an “artist in music” means being you have to able to use everything necessary to create, from scratch. Read more>>