I talk a lot about "finding your art" or nurturing your "individual art". Something I've come to realize is that some things will be your art during a certain season of your life. Some things may come and go with the ebb and flow and change of your life, the demands on your time, your geographical location, whatever. Somethings are only there for a period of time or a season to teach you something you needed to learn. Then you will move on and forward into new and nourishing pursuits. Some things will remain constant. The important part is to always carve out a time and a space for you to make or spend time doing that thing that it is you need to do.
But the question remains, how to find that art? My first suggestion (this is actually something I have heard from many successful and satisfied people) is to not fear silence and quiet. Don't just automatically turn the TV on when you get home. Don't just go from one thing to the next. Don't allow yourself to be swept away by what you find in your e-mail inbox. These are some mistakes I have made hundreds of times over and over again. I am learning to make that space to listen to myself in the quiet and alone time that I must have daily. I write down the things that come to me and I spend time investing in those things. Listen to yourself, maybe all you hear is that you have to write daily. Then give yourself 15 minutes a day to jot down your thoughts. Perhaps it is a journal, perhaps it is a couple of short poems. Whatever it is DO IT... follow those quiet voices, those urges of your true or more childlike self. It is in the small steps and the doing of those things real and true to yourself that you will begin to uncover your art, whatever it may be for you.
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