by Kristin Nador/@KristinNador
Do you ever plan to NOT make a plan?
I am a planner. I have lists, and lists of lists. It’s not that I am necessarily skilled at fulfilling the plan, but giving myself structure helps me make progress. Even with all my planning, I find myself in a general pattern of creative ups and downs. Spurts of creative productivity punctuated by dry spells filled with frustration, anxiety, and low spirits. I’m working at being more balanced, but it will be a lifetime journey.
I don’t do well at spontaneous. It can even make me nervous. That whole facade of control, you know.
Some days though, the stars align, and I agree to throw out the list for the day. Keeper Hubby is good at helping me do that. He helps me get out of my always-so-serious mode and enjoy the moment, live in the present, and laugh at myself. Another one of so many reasons that he is a Keeper. ;)
We spent a day letting nothing in particular dictate our plans, and it refreshed my creative focus. Read More