Art Prompt: Resistance

 
If you are floundering, finding better things to do, feeling paralyzed, or even feeling comfortable with your daily progress, today I'm going to ask you to use your resistance as a compass to point you deeper.

What awesome excuses are you currently entertaining about why this whole arting experiment should be scrapped? Is it stupid? A waste of time? Or the higher brow "Ahem, simply not a priority." Is the art itself not progressing quickly, deeply, powerfully enough? Have you already failed to show up so many times in these first two weeks that the remaining 77 days shouldn't even be attempted? What fear is smirking under your totally true rationalizations? And what edge is it unerringly pointing you towards?

Tell yourself the truth.
And make showing up a priority today.


We'll be working with resistance more in a journal exercise below. In preparation is an excerpt from the book "The War of Art: Break through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles" that I...
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