Thanks Jon. This is so timely with the pressure of the holidays on top of the regular stuff. I’ve been asking myself why a lot lately. Why am I doing ____? Also, is there a different way to accomplish ____ I should consider?
I’ve learned that no matter how productive you are, the need to accomplish more grows with your efficiency.
Like a goldfish adapts to the size of his tank.
When I feel trapped, I switch tanks by switching my creative outlet.
It improves my perspective, and lessens those pesky self-inflicted expectations.
I’ve been writing less, lately but creating other stuff.
I made 4 different repurposed denim bow ties for my 4 boys for Christmas last Saturday night.
I didn’t follow a pattern.
I silenced the “shoulds”.
I didn’t worry about wasting my time or imperfections.
I just sewed.
And it was liberating.