Better Than the Last One

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Last updated on March 31st, 2021 at 11:56 pm

Some days you’ve just got little left to give. And those, my friends, are the days where I rely on the people around me to brainstorm and come up with little bits of genius.

Today, Sarah told me about a TED Talk video from Elizabeth Gilbert of Eat, Pray, Love fame about nurturing creativity—pretty apropos considering that I hit a bit of a wall tonight and really needed something to overcome the blockades of my mind.

She speaks about the fear of not being able to do better than our last effort, how it can stifle creativity, and what we can do to continue on. She speaks of our social stigma to link misery and creativity—i.e. that our best creative work comes when we’re the most emotionally disturbed. It’s a good, honest talk about an approach to separate the two without sacrificing quality. You can check it out below:

Thanks for the help, babe. Back to our regularly scheduled posts tomorrow!

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By Casey E. Palmer

Husband. Father. Storyteller.

Calling the Great White North his home, Casey Palmer the Canadian Dad spend his free time in pursuit of the greatest content possible.

Thousand-word blog posts? Snapshots from life? Sketches and podcasts and more—he's more than just a dad blogger; he's working to change what's expected of the parenting creators of the world.

It's about so much more than just our kids.

When Casey's not creating, he's busy parenting, adventuring, trying to be a good husband and making the most of his life!

Casey lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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