Day 22: are we having fun yet? 🥳
Hello! We are three weeks into #The100DayProject – wherever you are, I hope you are learning and growing and continuing to create.
Recap and reflect:
How many days did you do your project this week?
If you’ve missed any days so far, what might “catching up” look like for you?
What’s working for you? What’s not?
What are you committing to for the week ahead?
Share your work with the community:
Have you been watching our Reels? Here’s where to submit an image or video if you’d like to be featured next week. (Submissions are chosen at random and the videos are created by Trish – please join me in thanking Trish!).
Our theme for the daily creative prompts this week is finding joy in creating.
A few years ago, Elle and I interviewed Michael Bierut about the project (which he first started as a personal daily warmup and then later a class at Yale). I’ll never forget how he said something like, “Is this fun? I don’t know if it’s fun.”
I don’t know if it’s fun! says the guy who started it. He also said it with such a lightness that it was, well…pretty funny. This gist was: I don’t know why I do this to myself!
While I strongly believe there’s value in the hard stuff, I also believe we don’t have to make things harder than they need to be. You know what I mean?
If something feels unnecessarily hard about your project, what might you do to simplify it or make it easier?
What’s one simple thing you can do this week to make your project more enjoyable?
If you’d like, please share your ideas in the comments. Keep going – and have some fun this week 😉💓
P.S. Our next live event is an Enneagram Workshop for Creatives. The Enneagram is a powerful tool that combines traditional wisdom with modern psychology that maps a person's unique path to personal and creative growth. What motivates you in your life and work? How do you see the world compared to others? And how does that impact your creative work?
In this workshop with Fulfillment Coach Jenna Starkey, you will:
Learn how to break through cognitive and creative blocks
Better understand your unique strengths and potential, as well as areas for growth
Get creatively empowered by understanding your intrinsic motivations and creative style
Last week, our focus was on showing up. Here’s what you might have missed:
choosing the most important thing
resisting the resistance
the value of recommitting
finding self-care practices that work for you
deciding what counts
Wei, I had good intentions for a 100dayproject but I am so off- track that I barely remember what I wanted to accomplish…big part was a week away end of February & I couldn’t bring art supplies.
So, I move on…show up for making art everyday…almost finished making a book (#4) for my grandaughter “Shiloh’s Book of Silly Bugs # 1-20”.
I’ll keep following this newsletter…I actually feel better now that “you asked & I replied”!
I will let you be the judge. My #100 day plan now included rehab from a broken hip cause be a heavy door not opening for be and bushed me off balance to backwards hard, cold concrete surface. In hospital now equals first step...