Have you fallen into the trap? The negative thinking trap. You know the traps I’m talking about. The one that has you obsessing and taking things personally that probably don’t have anything to do with you. These traps zap creativity and drain productivity because they monopolize our mental energy and lock us into a narrow way of thinking.
It’s unavoidable - some days or weeks are harder than others. Despite our best efforts, things just don’t turn out the way we want. I recently had a week that was a pretty difficult one for me professionally. The week started with a painful rejection, rapidly progressed to include a mini-crisis that needed managing while … Continue reading Creativity When Everything Isn’t Coming Up Roses
Have you found yourself looking around for new ideas and coming up empty? It can be hard as an artist, creative, or business person to find creative ideas, especially when you need them most. One of the things I do when I’m stuck in a rut with my photography is to challenge myself to find … Continue reading Finding Inspiration in the Sameness
It only takes a few seconds of looking through my galleries, posts, or feeds to discern that I’m a fan of the beach. Sunrise or sunset, winter or warm weather – it doesn’t matter the season or hour. All are good times for strolling the shore, snapping pics, and clearing my mind. When I’m struggling … Continue reading My Happy Place