If you wait for a better time to create, better than this very moment, if you wait until you feel settled, divinely inspired, perfectly centered, unburdened of your usual worries, or free of your own skin, forget about it. You will still be waiting tomorrow and the next day, wondering why you never managed to begin, wondering how you did such an excellent job of disappointing yourself.

Coaching the Artist Within by Eric Maisel (2005).

I’m not usually keen on self-help books, but this one is speaking to me.


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