Highlights of This Episode:
- How Melissa finally realized that she could live the life she wanted
- How Melissa defines “living a full-color life”
- Why she feels like she’s reaching into a black hole at the beginning of any creative project
- Why repeatedly telling young people how smart and talented they are might be doing them a disservice
- How setting “ridiculously achievable goals” can help you stay creative
- What Melissa discovered when she painted 15 minutes every day for a month
- Why she believes that passion is more important than technical skill
- When Melissa knew that she was “in the zone” in her career
- Why doing your creative work is not self-indulgent
“Starting is the most important thing.” – Melissa Dinwiddie (Tweet this.)
About Melissa Dinwiddie:
Melissa Dinwiddie evangelizes that feeding your creative hungers is one of the fastest routes to happiness. As a Happiness Catalyst and Creativity Instigator, Melissa empowers people to find and follow their callings, create their art, and share their work because that’s how we will change the world. An artist in multiple forms, Melissa models living a full-color life and shares her writing, artwork, and music on her blog, Living A Creative Life, where you can also find her podcast, Live Creative Now!
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