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Courting the Muse

Food for Thought: Creativity vs Art

June 18, 2013

Stumbled across this quote today from Scott Adams, and it was a great reminder that when it comes to the act of creation – be it writing a blog, crafting a story, or sitting down to sketch – you’ll never get there if you don’t attempt the journey. I’m easily my own worst critic, and sometimes my inner voice gets the better of me, successfully discouraging me from even making the effort. For the rest of the month, I’ll be…

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Creative Clutter

Mantra of the Month: Make Excellence a Habit

May 1, 2013

Self-reflection is a huge part of self-improvement and so moving forward, I’m going to be sharing a quote or statement that’s really inspired me to be the best I can be. While my mantra this month may be centuries old, it still proves relevant today. I’ve always been attracted to idea of “kaizen” or perpetual improvement, because I believe strongly that everyone is given a talent or acuity for a certain activity or subject for a reason, and as such,…

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