Browsing Archive: May, 2012

SAYING GOODBYE TO THE COMPARISON CRITIC

Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Friday, May 25, 2012,

‘Pssst!’ she said, ‘Here’s something yuuurmmy to think about… there’s no such thing as failure in creativity… no such thing as ‘bad’ or ‘wrong’. Something that you have created never existed before… it may be messy, frivolous, silly, funny or even a little weird …but it can’t ever, ever be wrong’.  

‘Mmmmm….’ I mumbled, ‘but look at the lovely things that other people have made… mine can’t compare’. 

She laughed gently, but she also seemed surprised...


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THE METHOD

Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Tuesday, May 15, 2012,

If you want to haul your dreams out of the attic of your psyche (where you keep the dusty pressed flowers, the tarot cards and the talking monkey) and make them come true, you have to kick down a few intimidating doors. The doors have labels on them… labels like… self-criticism, self-judgement, addiction to rules and regulations, fear, and doubt. But once you’ve conquered the doors (Oh! That wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought it would be) what comes bursting out (wearing a trapeze art...


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