Why are we afraid of taking inadequate or ill-defined or not-very–polished steps?
In reality, we learn by taking steps and making mistakes before we can create anything productive or beautiful. Just think about your childhood drawings.
Did you ever know what you were creating before you started putting lines on a canvas?
It was just your curiosity that inspired you. It was just you saw other people doing things and wanted to add your strokes too.
Where do we lose that curiosity and our instinct to follow through?
As we grow adults and get conditioned with social norms and expectations, we tend to lose this part of ourselves. The part which is not afraid of taking steps with curiosity, enjoyment of the process and learning from our results.
I look at my kids and they inspire me in this regard. Continue Reading →