Creativity needs space to flourish, and we’re all creators, whether we call ourselves that or not. We’re all making things. (Maybe you don’t make music, or make sculptures, or make up stories. But you make friends, you make jokes, you make meals, you make a home, you make peace, you help make up a family or a community. You’re a maker.) Your life is a creative project, and you don’t have to color inside the lines.
So what if we get curious about what works for us, instead of following the fear of not getting it right? That’s what I’m exploring over at No Sidebar today.
Even if you don’t paint or write or sing, you are a creative person. You are the designer of your life. That is a creative project. So if we’re designing our lives, but we hold back until we’ve figured every last thing out—when do we actually start living?