Pursuing a creative endeavor can be paralyzing because it requires a balance of vulnerability, guts, and intellect. Sometimes I have days where it’s all balanced just right and I’m able to make great strides. Other times there’s just a bit too much vulnerability and I find myself stuck in the sinking mud of self-doubt. Other times I am a bit too gutsy and take on more than I can chew, and wind up faceplanting into failure when I run into the inevitable brambles of technical snags. And of course, there’s the ever-present trappings of over-thinking a thing so much that inaction is the only result.
But when the balance is found? The work flows. Easily and surely as a mountain spring.