Life has a lot of ups and downs, and like a bio-rhythm, different aspects of my life go up or down. When my furniture business is doing well, my book business lags and vise versa. November is brimming with family birthdays and it is the start of the shopping season. After months of hard work it is time to see if my labors will pay off, and I am excited about that. However, my creative juices just aren’t flowing and my motivation has ebbed.
crackle crackle crackle ….the channel flickers……..
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Back to our regularly scheduled program….
Maybe I pissed my muse off, but I think I have become inspirationally / creatively bi-polar. When I think about how my mind was racing with ideas back in September and October, my mind is creatively blank right now. Of course, I still have to be in the shop working because I have orders to fill, but nothing is inspiring or motivating me. My books and videos are just not doing the trick. I can’t afford to take a week off and learn with someone right now. Even my daily drawing has become really un-inspired and boring.
I already lost my youthful sense of optimism in a Wal-Mart in back in the early eighties, so I don’t want to lose my muse too. Anyone have an idea on how to coax my muse back?