And I have found when the light inside is the guiding source of my actions, what happens next is in the details. Generating my own creative light draws more attention even as I care less about the approval of the world.
The planning I need to know when to plant what, the containers for all the plants and their needs, the time to spend with each one bathing it in love and plant food…
But much like the New Years burnout that happens around mid-January, there is a real sense of overwhelm that can look like defeat when too much is taken on at once.
find and then offer appreciation as we grow more. It forces us to take a moment and reflect if our time matches our intention. It’s an emotional health check that truly allows us to know if we feel like we have ‘enough’.
It’s easy to get obsessed about the HOW of your creative abundance ~ how it’s going to flow, how it’s going to come, how it’s gonna show up
Except when it left me tired and frustrated, cursing my decision to buy whenever I tried to get cold metal wrenched into place. The numbers started to run in my head.
Pull out the markers, the nice paper, the fashion magazines from Europe that cost as much as a latte. Get it all out.
The creative pursuit parallels our current belief in what human beings are capable of: MORE. We invented electricity so we could work all night so why aren’t you??
It’s that busy time of year where the peace of the holidays starts to get replaced by our compulsion for activity. It is frenzy, it is drive, it is ‘doing for the sake of doing’. All of which exhausts the creative spirit.
You know that, right?
How’s your new year treating you so far, my abundant Creatives? 2022 is off and running and many of you might be thinking, how in the world did that happen?? So many goals, so many intentions, so many plans…..7 days in to January…where am I at?!?