Sometimes life throws a curveball you didn’t expect or want. And sometimes, just sometimes, it could be the thing you needed all along.
You are the only one who can make your dreams a reality. So make it happen.
It might not seem like it, but tell yourself the truth. You will finish this, one day. In the hardest, brutal parts of the creative journey, keep reminding yourself. You will finish.
You don’t have to have just one creative hobby. Have many, have a variety of them. Then you can re-fill your creative well in different ways.
It wasn’t a loud feeling that skittered over Yulia’s skin. It was a soft, gentle one that gave her a hint that talking to Marielle would be a good idea. Maybe some would call it fate, but Yulia didn’t ascribe anything to fate. Everything in this metal casket was hard fought for, all the way … More Inkling (Stories on a Theme – “Soft”)
I’ve seen lots of posts over the last few months that are all about being productive. Using new freed up time from lack of commutes or being furloughed to create. But, as we all know, that’s not how creativity works. The last few months have been stressful. Horrific. Anxiety inducing. Sure, creating can alleviate this … More Unproductive? That’s okay
Create something that brings you joy. That makes you smile. What you create is as personal to you as your DNA. Your experiences, your worldview, your thoughts and feelings, those are what make your story truely unique. It’s what drives your interests, your research, your late night writing sessions. Don’t worry about what the hypothetical … More Monday Inspiration – Make yourself Smile
Your writing space doesn’t have to be big. It doesn’t have to be a separate space. It could be something as simple as a pair of headphones. Something to help you concentrate on your goals. Your to do list. To help block out the world around you and let yourself zone in on that moment … More Monday Inspiration – Give Yourself Space
It’s not about winning, it’s about trying. It’s showing up, even though the last writing session knocked you back. Or the last rejection made you cry. It’s about standing up, dusting yourself off and trying again. Your dream is only possible if you keep trying. So try again today. Photo Credit: Photo by Yun Xu on Unsplash
Creativity is not constant. It comes in ebbs and flows. Sometimes you have days when it flows strong. You can write, and write and write some more. The worlds fall into place so easily, the description is so vivid it just works. And there are other days that you struggle. Other days that you try … More Monday Inspiration – Ebbs and Flows