Finding your state of flow.
You may be familiar with the state of 'flow' that gets spoken about a lot these days. All the great composers, artists and athletes of our time often reference entering into a state of flow while engaged in their chosen field. You lose track of time, you're hyper-focused on the task at hand, it's challenging but you rise to the occasion. It's a weird state of bliss. Something I've realised through instructing art classes - some people have never experienced flow. So I'm here
The balance between creating and consuming.
Are you a creator or a consumer? The sweet spot, as far as I can tell, is a bit of both. If you're a creator - professionally or as a hobby - then you'll know that there's only so much you can create before you burn out. Or is there? I've discovered a golden ratio E = MC2 type scenario, a formula of sorts. You must consume as much as you create. Or create as much as you consume. Why? It just makes sense. Think about it. Your car won't run without petrol, but if you don't driv