Category Archives for "Challenges"

Solutions for some of the creative challenges artists and makers face

The Motivation Myth and What You Really Need

Motivation is in you

I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation lately. Motivation is in short supply at my house right now. The idea of packing and moving is downright overwhelming. Especially when summer breezes want me to come outside to play. But I’m also keenly aware that when the moving truck pulls up, I’ll be out of time. If […]

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Resistance is Futile

Sugar Plum Fairy Costume

For Christmas this year my daughter Kim and I asked for subscriptions to the National Ballet of Canada, which included a matinee performance of The Nutcracker. As much as I wanted to go, something also made me want to forget the whole thing. Resistance had shown up.

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