The world is in a state of chaos right now and as creatives things might be feeling pretty down right now. I just want to check in with all of you and talk about the state of things in our creative lives at the moment.
Category: Archived Adventures in Creativity
I’m joined this week by my good friend Vincent Ferrari from the Because We Make Podcast. Pull up a chair for this great conversation all about creating the cliche, struggling with creative plateaus, and the impact of impostor syndrome.
You’ve probably heard the terms “Fixed” and “Growth” mindset. But what do they really mean? And WHY is it important to you and I?
Is releasing your art, your creations, out into the world a part of the creative process? Or is that something we do after the creative process is complete in search of some sort of gratification?
So often I see creatives complaining about social media and my answer is always, what about your blog? While it gets trashed as an outdated form of sharing your thoughts, you shouldn’t sleep on creating a consistent blog/website.
Let’s talk about the power of constraints, limitations, rules, and obstacles in your creative process and why they are completely necessary for true creative expression.
The creative journey can feel like two sides of a coin at the same time. On one hand we are in control and flying high, at the same time we’re confused, frustrated, and unable to find a way to make the two sides match.
I know, journaling isn’t COOL. But if you want to know the biggest secret to unlocking your creativity and truly getting to know the real creative YOU, then take my advice about establishing a regular writing habit.
Does “making it” as an artist signal the death of your art? I’ve been giving this some thought and now we need to talk.
How many times do you feel completely stuck with your creative pursuits? The problem is that you are likely too narrowly focused with your creativity and are simply “over training”.