100!

Days 98-101: When I began the Year of Creative Habits I hoped a daily creative activity would ultimately help with my writing. I’m now 101 days in and I think it has – and more. My word choices have expanded, my thoughts jump and connect smoother and I’m able to “dive in” to projects easier. One of the aspects I’ve imposed on my daily creative practice is that it takes no more time than 30 minutes to¬†an hour. In turn, these short bursts of concentrated focus have helped me learn to grab onto and complete writing assignments quicker . This…

Sleep on it

Days 92 & 93: I need to find a blackboard and write 100 times “I will not rip out knitting mistakes after 10 pm!” I’m not at my brightest anytime after 7, so why on earth did I think I could correct a problem late at night. I always need to sleep on any perceived mistake. This has also been a good reminder to practice mindfulness in my everyday activities. I started knitting exactly because it made me focus on the yarn and the needles, not mindlessly wander around through a bunch of overblown past problems and future “what if”…