This week’s Must-Reads for Creatives are for the tender-hearted! They’re about the challenges in “adulting,” and the ways to clear self-doubt and self-blame. Most all, they’re about holding love, loss, and nostalgia within our creative hands, in that mindful moment before our thoughts are shaped into actions.
This Week’s Must-Reads for Creatives:
Adulting’s Not Always Easy. And Humaning Can Be Hard. >>>
How to Stop the Doubting Yourself/Quitting/Looking for a Magic Solution Cycle—Today >>>
On Self-Doubt >>>
Why “Sorry” Matters: How to Encourage Empathy and a Heartfelt Apology >>>
The Lenny Interview: Isabel Allende on Love + Death >>>
What a Time to Be Alive >>>
Fictionalized Landscapes Created From Strangers’ Old Photographs by j.frede >>>
What happens when you give 100 homeless people disposable cameras? True works of art. >>>
Beaming 93-Year-Old Gleefully Models Granddaughter’s Colorful Weavings >>>
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What are you up to this weekend? After a tender-hearted week, I’m ready for a nourishing weekend. Art has lost many great figures this week: David Bowie, actor Alan Rickman, and poet C.D. Wright. As a Michigander, my heart continues to go out to the victims of the Flint water crisis. In my own life, my birthday plans went out the window, while my poor husband coped with his back going out. Most of all, my grandma is certain she’s dying soon, and she’s in my thoughts. In the coming days, I look forward to family time, finishing Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar, writing, and meditating. I wish you a nourishing weekend!
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