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“Where do you picture yourself in ten years?”
Lately I’ve been ALL ABOUT motivational podcasts and online classes and Facebook groups, and they all ask the same thing: What’s your “why”? What motivates you? What’s your ultimate goal for your life?
And sure, I want to “do more with my art” (whatever that means) and “publish my book.”
But what’s my “why,” my reason?
“Someday” sounds like a great time to get things done.
That’s when we’ll take that trip, write that book, meet that friend for lunch, right?
Or in my case, host my first art show.
For that last one, though, “someday” is rapidly approaching. And it wasn’t even my idea.
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When creating art, you can do whatever you want.
When creating art on Instagram, though, you really shouldn’t.
I fell asleep last night before 8 p.m.
When I woke up at midnight, I was less than happy. There was at least another four hours of productivity ahead of me, and I squandered it because I couldn’t keep my eyes open.
J.K. Rowling. Taylor Swift. Johnny Depp. You see their names and you think of one thing they’re known for.
And then there’s me and you.
During my attempt at a run yesterday, I passed an elderly couple jogging together.