I brag about my mum (@GerzhiMarina) and her art. And I'm 100% ok with that

+ she has more followers than I do, so I gotta leverage that (kidding)
+ she actually learned how to mint and to stuff with #NFT on her own

But jokes aside. It's storytime!
She has her own story to tell. You can read it here, and share if you feel like it.

Coz I really think this is something we all should remember: it's never too late.
But I do try to shill her work and tell her story in every single space I jump in for one simple reason:

As a single mum, she had to go through unimaginable things just to make a living for both of us.

And now it's my time to pay it back.

Although I don't have to.
I also think that #NFTCommunity sometimes forgets about ageism.

And this is a real problem, and I want to address it with this thread.

There are people who need our help. And we should be mindful of that.
And the last thing.

I am super proud of my mum, and I am happy she is in the community. She creates some amazing art.

I am also grateful that she is my mum. She gave me strength, love, and courage.

Sure, we had some dark times, but we're past it.
Here're a couple of her works that I love the most. So feel free to have a look.

+ Sleepy city: zora.co/collections/zo…
+ Exceptional Reality: rarible.com/token/0xF6793d…
+ Moment Life #85: opensea.io/assets/matic/0…
+ Squares Squares #28: opensea.io/assets/matic/0…

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13 Jan

Imagine you're in a Twitter space. And there's this "Request" button.

You're thinking about pressing it: right away your hands are sweating and shaking, you're getting nervous

Sounds familiar?

🧵 How to start speaking in spaces
1/11 Let me tell you, as an introvert, I face this fear each and every time I jump into spaces.

Even in those that I know, even when I'm friends with hosts and co-hosts.
2/11 I'm used to this fear because I was a lecturer at universities, I had some public presence in my previous life: TV, radio, and more.

But I still feel it today. Always.

So how do I fight it?
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12 Jan
The "Levitating chance" collection is very special for me. Why:

+ it is my very first photography collection
+ it this is about me overcoming some personal issues
+ it is my leap of faith, my trust fall

Come have a look: opensea.io/collection/lev…

This is 100% photography, no photoshop, no strings attached.

The only software I use is lightroom.
2/ There are three pieces with the lighter.

+ Levitating Fire #1: reach for more and reconnect with yourself
+ Levitating Fire #2: help others shine
+ Levitating Fire #3: be wild, be yourself (owner: @NftPeperoncino)
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