creative block, Creativity, focus, inspiration, Personal Development, Personal growth

We All Suck at Something

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I’m not feeling so deeply inspired today. I have a shoulder that’s persistently reminding me I’m human today.

But.

This is a more.. erm.. contemporary way to ask one to consider approaching things with a beginner’s mind. Very rarely, at least for most of us, are we good at something new the moment we try it.

I invite you this week to try something new. For me, working in an unfamiliar medium will often unlock a stuck spot for something I’m working on. When you try something new, you haven’t formed any rules for how to do it yet.

Use the “what if I tried…” as a jumping off point, rather than a wall of fear and stalling. See how this willingness to let curiosity lead your exploring something new might be applied to something you already do. How might you look at something, or do something, in a fresh way?

If you can’t think of anything. Do something you usually do with your nondominant hand. I would love to hear what you try, and what you discover!

1 thought on “We All Suck at Something”

  1. Good advice! So many people think that all masters of their craft were born with amazing skills and that they’re out of luck because they weren’t. But masters had to work for their skills. If they’re willing to put in some work, then they can gain new abilities and talents by simply learning and practicing them. It’s not going to be amazing at first but it gets better.

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