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How to create headspace to work on your art
Motivation is outdated, overrated and to be frank... big pile of... There were many books already written about that. The most recent one was Mel Robbins "5 second rule" about that. Highly recommended read.
To wait for motivation is like saying " I will work when it strikes me... so once in a week... month... year" "I will work when I feel like it tomorrow". What will you do when the muse will never come ? How you will practice in meantime, how you will grow your skills? 
It baffles me. How could we, as artists, collectively agreed to work after motivation sparks. How could we not discarded it as a flawless way of thinking? If we just change word "artist" with "computer scientist" it suddenly starts to  sound ridiculous. Saying "I won't work today ... I am not motivated" suddenly became this "get out of jail" card. Other people will just nod head with face expressing full understanding. 
Sure, you can be the one artist that will wait for this creative spark, but I d
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Destiny Lauritsen
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paytonsnewheart Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the llama!
Dalliann Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2018
You're welcome-- thank you, too! :heart:
CaribbeanRose9 Featured By Owner May 29, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for your visit and llama badge, I'm beyond honored. :excited:
Dalliann Featured By Owner May 29, 2018
Awww- you're so kind!  Thank you, as well! :hug:
CaribbeanRose9 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
No prob. :huggle:
Starfire-Productions Featured By Owner Edited Jan 1, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Baby Groot thanks you for the llama :)

Happy new year!
AnonTheDarkOne Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wait...I already gave you a llama? Lol I've noticed I've been coming across dA pages that I've already given lama's to and I don't remember doing it XD. Makes sense considering how many people are on this site. Anyway sorry for random comment. Insomnia and all that jazz. Have a nice day though :).
Dalliann Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2017
:giggle:  You have a nice day, too! :)
AnonTheDarkOne Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :hug:
SkyGiratina00 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really appreciate your watch cherry blossom Little Shy Bready   
Here are my others if you wanna check out^^ 

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