When it comes to getting your work done, you do whatever it takes.
doesn’t matter if your productivity tool is dopey or dramatic or extreme, as
long as it gets you one step closer to your dream, it’s worthwhile.
As long as
it advances your ability to do what you love, it’s worthwhile.
I have a writer
friend who’s highly extroverted and has severe case of attention deficit
disorder. As such, she requires constant external visual stimulation while she
But instead of keeping the television on the weather channel, poisoning
her brain with disaster porn, during her writing sessions, she lights a candle.
Not because it’s inspiring and warm and spiritual and pleasant smelling, but
because the constant moving of the flame stimulates her eyes and provides her
brain with just enough external stimulation to prevent her from getting bored
with the primary task at hand.
It’s a perfect example of identity based
creation. Tapping into your native endowments and limitations of
creativity, motivation, inspiration, personality and intelligence, and
channeling them in the service of making your ideas happen.
The candle reminds
us that we’re adults, we can do whatever we want, and there’s no creativity
police who’s going to arrest us for putting into place a new structure or
ritual that support our aims.
The process of creating the art should be just as
unique and customized and personal as the art itself.
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How is your creative environment tailor made to your brain’s tendencies?
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