18 Survival Guide for Creatives

What happens when you follow your bliss? Maybe you got a degree in art or literature and are thinking, “Now what?” In this episode, Boonie and Rachel explore what it’s like to be a creative person in a world that tells us we should share our gifts, on the one hand, and on the other hand says we should spend our time doing “practical” things. What’s a creative to do? There may not be any easy answers, but it’s a conversation worth having.

 

Quotes

“From the outside, it appears that the art we produce doesn’t take any actual work to produce because people don’t see the hours spent…”

“One thing that did stop me for a long, long time was me worrying about how other people would perceive my work, or their insecurities would come out.”

“Art is completely necessary for us to thrive and just enjoy life.”

“Creativity is just thinking differently … it can be applied to any other profession, any other field.”

 

Links

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age

 

You can find Boonie at: Organized Messes

You can find Rachel at: Rachel Moore, LMFT

Disclaimer: Our conversations in Sparkles Podcast are not to be used in lieu of psychotherapy, and we’re not offering professional advice; we’re sharing our personal thoughts and opinions. Please feel free to disagree and seek out other views, because you are the expert of you.