Focus and Priorities

This year has been good, but a little crazy making too. I took a lot of classes and I’m excited by everything I learned. And I want to do it all. Right now. All of it. I’ve been scurrying, racing, in overdrive trying to do this. Intellectually I’ve been telling myself I can’t do everything. Emotionally, I just plain wanted to. But I can’t.

That means I have to prioritize and I have to focus. I think what I need to do is have a mindset that prioritizing and focusing don’t mean I’m giving something up or experiencing less of something. The calm, rational side of me is telling the other side that it means I gain the ability to spend time with one technique (yes, I have to choose) and develop it and become better at it. I get to experience that richness. Better than I would if I flitted from technique to technique like a bee in a flower patch. After a time of fighting this, I am ready to accept it. I think the work will be better for it.

This entry was posted in life, The Working Artist and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s