I'm dreading the impending need to mourn the loss of a friend that I never even knew I had. A friend that's technically a figment. A figment that I will miss nonetheless.
It's easy to get caught up in the flow of day-to-day life. Easy to get swept away in the constant, pulsating motion of it all. Sometimes it's important to take a step back, reset, regroup, and re-engage. Whatever that means to you.
I need to believe that I have some control over the type of person I am, and can be. That I'm not limited to some predetermined factors that conspired to make me the way that I am.
Dreams are like fairies, just because you believe in them, it doesn't mean the world around you must. It's up to you to prove that they can exist in this world.
In a sea of doubt, I found a petal of affirmation floating across the surface, pointing me in the right direction.
Push Your Limitations.
Perhaps there is such a thing as a muse, or a collective consciousness -- some metaphysical web of ideas that are floating around, waiting to be accessed.
Don't be afraid to step back, gain perspective, and reset yourself. More often that not it will allow you to approach the task at hand with renewed vigor. As scary a prospect as it might be, it's necessary.
Last week, I finished the first draft of my novel. The working title is Insanity/Camaraderie. I'm already revising it, as well as laying down ground work for my next idea for a novel. I have no idea what's going to come of either of them, but I am beyond euphoric about the simple fact that I finished one
So many factors come into play in each and every waking moment we experience. There's no sorting them, filtering out the undesirables, and achieving the best possible outcome each and every second of each and every day. Sometimes it's ok to embrace that part of life.
Looking Back On Some Past Mistakes To Inform Future Success
The only way to get gold is to mine for it. Gold comes from putting in the work on the ground. That's what successful creators do. They put in the work to overcome the outside forces that are constantly trying to bend and shape us.