So many self help books and gurus focus on how to fix yourself and turn you into the person you’ve always wanted to be. But this implies that you’re somehow broken. That the problems you struggle with were hardwired into you from the start. What if all this is hogwash? Then you could stop fixing yourself and start living your life.
Your Brain is Built to Forget
Memory aids and brain boosts are available by the truckload. Apps advertise how to retain more and keep your brain fit. However, it turns out that your brain is built to forget. In fact, the natural state of many animals is to forget.
Don’t Fear the Blank Page
Sometimes the words won’t come. Or your pencil hovers over the page, unsure what to draw. These are all symptoms of art-block.
The World Reveals Itself to Those Who Walk
Werner Herzog once walked 515 miles to visit a dying friend because he knew that his friend wouldn’t dare expire before he got there.
How to Overcome the Seven Crippling Limitations
Everyone can be an artist so long as we defeat obstacles like anxiety and procrastination.
Put Up a Closed Sign on Your To-Do List
Things pile up on our to-do lists until the things we really want to do never get done. Time to close off our to-do list and concentrate on what matters.
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Halt Your Never-Ending To-Do List
Sometimes it feels like there’s a conveyor belt of things to do. And it keep churning out tasks so what we want never gets done.
#productivity #arttherapy #mentalhealth #art #writing #novel #music #songs #todo
The Besting Beast
We all have that inner critic who tears apart our work. Nothing is ever good enough. Yet there is a way to escape this seemingly eternal self-judgement.
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Break Your Leashes
We all have leashes that choke off our creativity and constrain our art. So how do you cut loose and find your authentic voice?
#inspiration #positivevibes #healing #happiness #positivity #creativity #arttherapy #mindset #therapy
Always Carry a Mental Umbrella
The news will dump bucketfuls of negativity on your head. You need a mental umbrella to protect yourself #mental #health #news #hope