Seeing Users Interact with Your Work

One of the underratedly best feelings in the world is seeing a stranger interact with something you have invested time into. Watching people use your products or creations is immensely powerful. I am not sure how to describe this complicated emotion. Simply put, it feels nice and makes me smile every single time it happens.

I remember one of the first times that I got this feeling was in high school. As I have written about many times before, I had started a farmers market booth and sold tons of fresh produce.

The best feeling was watching people – strangers – come back to my booth after purchasing some ingredients and tell me just how fantastic everything turned out.

That feeling – of making things people want and love – is obsessive. Do it once and you will realize just how special it feels to have others invest their time, energy, and attention into using something that your handcrafted.