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An Artist’s Vision

I think that, in a way, each artist has asked themselves: what’s your ideal? I feel that your ideal is your perfect world. This doesn’t necessarily mean a utopia, though. In your perfect world, what is exposed? What is made right? What makes people feel? Who is around you? Who is not? With the limitless…

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Seeing the Value in Our Time

I’ve never wanted tension with anyone. I’m a people-pleaser; I don’t like being involved with drama. I always find myself saying yes to helping out with this or that, as I never want to disappoint, and I’m as non-confrontational as they come. In terms of who I am as a friend, I am loyal to…

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It’s All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we’re avoiding something. There’s not enough time. It’s too hard. I don’t have any good ideas. It’s simpler to keep on doing the same. I’m too busy. No one cares. It’s all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of…

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Going in Afraid

It freaks me out, if I’m honest. Staring at a blank page knowing I have to turn it into something is slightly terrifying. But I have to write. There is just no choice in the matter. There is something in my mind that just takes to words so strongly, and craves to construct them in…

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Excuses, Excuses

My creativity intimidates me. It sounds backwards and odd when I actually write it out, but it’s true. Something that used to be my escape is now something I fear. But I don’t think it’s necessarily the creativity or the writing (in my case) themselves that incite this fear; it’s the potential for failure. In…

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Tough Conversations

There are some conversations in life that none of us want to have: that breakup, leaving that job, or simply telling someone a truth they won’t want to hear. It can be easy to suddenly lose the words you’d prepared for hours before, rendering you silent and debating as to whether or not say anything…

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