Monday Motivator: Investing Creativity

Monday motivator art quotes

“Building relationships is like investing a small percentage of our happiness in this other person, and receiving an investment of some of their happiness in us in return. This allows us to diversify our happiness across many people in many different aspects of life. And this diversification makes our own emotional health more resilient when difficulties in life come.”

Mark Manson, 5 Ways to Build Resilience and Conquer Adversity

Substiute “creativity” and “art/painting” for “happiness” and “relationships”, and we get:

Creating art is like investing a small percentage of our creativity in every painting, and receiving an investment of some of its creative energy in us in return. This allows us to diversify our creativity across many pieces in many different aspects of painting. And this diversification makes our own creative health more resilient when difficulties in painting come.

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