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Answering the Question, "How do I come back from a creative slump?"

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Answering the Question, "How do I come back from a creative slump?"

I heard a question posed recently that struck a chord. The question was, "How do I come back from a creative slump?" I have an answer and thought I would share a bit of advice here:

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Growth Mindset is the Essential Element for Artists (And...Everyone Else)

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Growth Mindset is the Essential Element for Artists (And...Everyone Else)

Have you read Dr. Carol Dweck's book, Mindset? For the love of everything that is good in love and life and business and relationships, get yourself a copy! Link here. As an artist, I think that I already have a bit of an edge when it comes to experiencing failure. In my personal experience, a lot of bad art is made on the road to breakthrough. What separates the artists that do, in fact, break through? Willingness to keep failing. Willingness to keep showing up. Willingness to not be a "natural." Willingness to admit that you are still growing. Willingness...

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