I decided to ditch typing in keywords in google and went looking for creative inspiration where it all started for me. Art Hop!
An in depth look at how basic acts of self-care improve creativity and productivity.
Between one and ten, with ten being unbearably painful, how much does it hurt to be a writer? Today, it was about a six. Enough to grit my teeth and maybe entertain giving up but no where close to being ready to do it. Enough to put a damper on my day without totally ruining … Continue reading Day 20 [Reflection]: Sinking Below Good Enough
I've figured it out! I don't know about god, but the brain certainly works in mysterious ways when it comes to revelations. I had mine at 4 AM after a night of photography, drinks, dancing, and birthday celebrations. Last night I volunteered to take pictures at my friend's Birthday party. It was quite the affair and … Continue reading [Day 5][Step-by-Step]: What do you Do About a Change That You Desire but Can’t Commit to?
Everything was good until last night when I got hung up writing my last post (oh the irony). That triggered a chain reaction that ended with me staying up and working past 11pm. In fact then I went to bed half past midnight. Tired, anxious but not really ashamed--because I got a ton of things done. … Continue reading [Day 2]: “Tired, anxious but not really ashamed. “
I know there's a billion articles that evangelize self-care, positive thinking, and optimism, but to be honest--optimism and being positive can be F***ing Toxic sometimes. In the beginning of building any new habit or developing a process the biggest concern are temptations--which do exactly what you would expect. But after temptations are conquered there comes … Continue reading [Day 1]: “Optimism and Positivity Can be F***ing Toxic”
Today was supposed to be "Day 1" of a brand new daily routine but like so many others, the change I'm looking for it seems is going to begin with disappointment. Not the "didn't get that salary bump" sort of disappointment. More like realizing how many times you will have to hear an alarm clock … Continue reading [Day 0]: “Everything here feels like it should’ve been gotten rid of yesterday.”
How to avoid the pitfalls and the pain of negativism.