Worry Is Toxic To Creativity

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Artist, Tony Snipes, draws a link between worry and the creative person at  Art Lessons From God. Let’s be clear. Worry is unproductive and even toxic.

Consider how many times your thoughts are prefaced by the phrase “what if…”. Unless you are in targeted planning mode developing a strategic plan, you my friend are in worry mode. If you are a creative person, you have the abilities of greater imagination and visualization. The object of your worry becomes larger and more looming.

You flinch and do not take bold steps. Time will slip away as you mentally cycle through (worry over) every eventuality and do not act. You physically manifest stress, the partner of worry. OK, we all know this. How do we break the cycle. Continue reading