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creative personality: Exhilaration of Success

26 Jul

Everything is picking up speed.  Your mind is full of reasonable creative thought and the cycle time to execution is getting shorter.  And the results are getting stronger and stronger.  And you have more opportunities to share.  And there is intense joy at sharing good work, and receiving feedback, connecting with friends and fans.

In fact, the compression of your creative cycle has you a bit breathless.  Perhaps there is some possibility here to become a bit manic, and then to crash into despair, depression, when the drug of success and recognition wears off a bit.  Our Composer of Music for Art is going through this kind of radically compressed cycle – of finishing good work, sharing work, earning recognition.  And her heart is pounding a little bit – and in some essential way – it does not feel good.

She is learning that the enduring, nurturing “feel good” is the quieter, more plodding, contemplative spirit that permits for humility and clarity in taking the necessary baby steps to move works in progress forward a little more today.  And she is learning that the best way to productively channel the exhilaration connected with completed work and sharing is for more caring and involvement with her fellow artists, and for deepening social connections, for exploring new connections.

And finally, she is careful to think twice about actions and decisions she makes in a state of exhilaration.  She realizes the fine line she walks at these times between taking bold risks that need taking and acting compulsively in ways which might hurt her or others.

And she remembers that the best support for making the right decisions, taking the right actions during these heady times, is taking some time out to thank the Creator for this privilege, this gift, of a successful partnership with Him.

Spark on!

midisparks

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