Archive for July 2010

What my back has to say about time management

My back and neck give me hints when it’s time to take a break. A lot of the time, I don’t listen. I’m quick to take a (long, long) break when I’m creatively stuck. But when my body needs a breather, I keep pushing. It puzzles me, how I won’t pause and rest when I’m […]

Creative blocks: How to change the game

When I get stuck on a creative project—any project, really—it’s often because my emotions are shouting so loudly that I mistake them for objective reality. “It FEELS like this writing assignment is impossible, therefore it IS impossible. I FEEL uncertain about how to design this workshop, therefore I will fail. I FEEL frustrated because I […]