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Thinking out loud about being my own creative enemy - Tom Ray's Art Podcast

I try to talk myself out of a creative rut. One of the things that motivated me? A podcast interview I did recently.

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I've felt very hesitant to try new things artistically this past month.

I turn on the mic to try to give myself a little pep talk and look at some of the things I'm doing and some of the things I realize I should be doing. I wanted a way to get out of the rut in my head.

It's been bumming me out.

I was listening to this episode of the podcast I did with Tiffany Babb and realized I needed to try more things.

I feel better after talking about it on this episode of the podcast so I thought I would share 😊

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cold air.

Still waiting for it to possibly change back.

Travel planning.

I feel like once we finally get this sorted out it will be less frustrating.