Category Archives: Move Beyond Perfectionism
If your writing task has become too big and daunting, try reducing the size of the frame till it becomes human, enjoyable, doable.
How we get tangled up in declarations and affirmations, and stuck on how to do the next thing. Going back to the beginning to begin again.
Take a deep breath through the reasons why there’s no point to writing, because it’s all been said. Take a deep breath, and free your words.
Returning to writing with a different writing voice – more like your own, more like yourself.
Using permission to be ordinary as a way to get past the shackles of perfectionism.
Reasons to commit to writing practice despite the doubts that your words aren’t ‘good enough’, or fears that it’s already all been said.
Remembering the value of working imperfectly, but faithfully.
Reflections on perfectionism and imperfections in photography, and what that means for other aspects of the creative process.
Reflecting on what it’s like to talk about fear, compared to the fears that crop up when it’s time to talk about love.
How taking photographs can help you to shift focus and perspective when the big picture gets overwhelming.