Monday Motivator: Allow Creativity Twice As Much Time

Monday motivator art quotes

‘Leave yourself twice as much time as you think you need for a project, knowing that half of that may not look like “making” anything at all …creativity is unpredictable, and it simply takes time.

‘…When I am bird watching, a favorite pastime that is, strictly speaking, “unproductive,” I have noticed that my perception of time slows down. All of my attention is collected into a single focal point, kept there by fascination and genuine, almost unaccountable interest. This is the experience of learning that I want…’

Jenny Odell, Can We Slow Down Time in the Age of TikTok?, New York Times, 31 August 2019

Doing “nothing” is doing something.

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