Four Ways to Turn Past Hardships Into New Art

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Your Hard Work Isn’t Wasted

If you’re creative but feel like success has so far eluded you, it’s important not to forget or discount the things you’ve already done.

Even if they don’t feel like things that would impress anyone else, they’re part of what has made you what you are now. Everything you’ve done has contributed to your unique mixture of knowledge and skills.

None of your hard work is ever really wasted – unless you decide to disregard it.

You are not alone

You Are Not Alone - Pierre WolferClear-minded Creativity is possible, if you’re willing to work at it. The fact is though, it’s a work in progress, not a permanent state of mind.

Most importantly though, and here is the real secret to being a Clear-Minded Creative – you cannot do it alone. Neither can I, or anyone else.

Main photo: Pierre Wolfer (Creative Commons)