If you’re going through a pain that is impeding on your creativity and productivity… Imagine, for a moment, you’re healed. What does that look like? How do you feel? Is there any small amount of that feeling that you can carry into your reality?
Tag Archives: creative process
The High Price
“You are only free when you realize you belong no place — you belong every pace — no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great.” Maya Angelou I’m sure I’ve written about this Maya Angelou quote before but it bears repeating. Creativity can so easily get stifled by anxiety around whatContinue reading “The High Price”
I started going for a hike last night. When I reached the bottom of the hill I realized by the time I would get to the top the sun would be setting and I’d have to come back down in the dark. I also really had to pee. I thought, “Why bother?” Then I thought,Continue reading “Serendipitous Solutions”
We’re all trying to make sense of the world around us. We’re all bound to make mistakes. The journey for everyone is awkward. Embrace it! Give yourself permission to flail around, if that’s what it takes for you to move forward.
The Privilege of Creating
Many people are feeling restless. With so much time spent away from loved ones, work, public centres, etc., being alone with our thoughts gets discouraging. And as I was thinking about what to write today I drew a lot of blanks. My creativity seems tired after so much time without its usual stimulants. Yesterday’s post…Continue reading “The Privilege of Creating”
Small but Consistent
My mind goes in a million different directions every time I sit down to write one of these posts. decentre is ultimately about theatre and performance, but those of course intersect with many other artistic disciplines. I enjoy writing about everything from productivity to empathy… and oftentimes the connection to theatre isn’t immediately apparent. ButContinue reading “Small but Consistent”
I’ve been using the app Bear. It’s helpful. Typically when I sit down to start writing something my mind goes on a ridiculous amount of tangents, and its hashtag system is effective at keeping me somewhat organized. It’s always good to find some sort of system that works for your particular approach to the creativeContinue reading “JUST WRITE”
You Have an Effect!
I keep a running list of post ideas: brief descriptions of possible things to write about every day. One of the more recent ones is “Remind yourself of all the people and places impacted by your presence.” I shall now try to decipher what that means. I’m pretty sure I was thinking about how hardContinue reading “You Have an Effect!”