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Creativity Audit

“She’s the creative one,” my parents would regularly say to me and anyone who asks about their children. I heard this so much growing up that I started doing that thing we’re socialized to do with compliments; shrug and deny them while thanking the person for their graciousness. However, is it really a compliment to call someone creative? Or is it just pointing out a trait that you notice? Also, is creativity a muscle you have to practice or you lose it?

I’m posting this because I have to post SOMETHING. I’m sick of making excuses for not completing my creative projects. Let’s see how I did on my 2018 creative resolutions shall we?

I kept my 2018 resolutions because it was important to me this year. Once you reach your mid twenties (I’m 25 now), you realize that there is no structure or person pushing you or setting goals for you. Not school. Not work. It’s all you. Nothing teaches you this lesson and makes you question why your life choices more than having to wake up every 2 hours in the night to make sure your 5 pound puppy doesn’t soil his bed and have to sleep in it. Now, that’s what I call music responsibility. Alright, let’s get into the resolutions. These are just a few of them examined, but I actually didn’t do too badly.

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End of 2017

Funnily enough, I now sort of blog for a living. I could say that’s why my public, personal blog hasn’t been updated. But it’s more that the reality of having a public blog hit me a few months ago. It’s not like I post all my musics, lofty dreams I’m secretly scared to admit, voice recordings I want to fashion into podcasts, or wish lists for material and immaterial desires. But I want to.

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Admitting Weakness

Sometimes it actually feels good to cave. When you spend so much time telling yourself that you’re this productive & capable dynamite of a person and you just want to always say the right things, do the right things and be the right person, you’re setting yourself up for failure at the first sign of distress. It might not happen all at once, it could be a slow burn, but you will break down. That’s why you have to recognize your weaknesses.

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