The Artist’s Way – Week Two

Well, it’s sort of week two. I’ve actually been doing the morning pages for over a month now but I have to confess, I’ve really been struggling to find the time and the inclination to get the tasks done.

The Artist’s date remains an issue for me and I have yet to actually go on one.  I don’t know what it is but I have a real aversion to going out and doing something that my logical old brain tells me is a pointless waste of time.

I do have a sneaking suspicion that the weather may have something to do with it though. Okay, now I know I said I wouldn’t keep banging on about it but we do still have snow. Lots of it.

And, if I’m truly honest with myself, what my brain is really saying is why go out and risk a broken arm when it’s not a matter of life and death. Hibernate! We’ll see if the same theory holds true when it’s time to go to the dojo on Sunday. Hmm, I doubt it somehow.

Anyway, back to the Artist’s Way. As I said. I’m struggling to find the time to get the tasks done but I’m determined to get to the end of the 12 weeks this time.

I just hope that being a little erratic with the timing isn’t going to interfere too much with the unblocking process.

The Check In

Morning Pages: I have managed to fit in the Morning Pages everyday, though a couple of times they came very close to being afternoon pages.

The Artist’s Date: As I said, I’m really struggling with this one. I did take a solo walk in the snow to my sister’s house. That’s what I’m calling my Artist’s Date this week.

When I got there I played a couple of games of Winnie the Pooh’s Jumping Honey Pots, which should have appealed to an inner child. It just wasn’t a solo activity as my sister and my little niece joined in.

The Tasks: It took a while to get round to them but I did manage to get them all done. No major issues with any of them this week.

In Conclusion

I’m still not really feeling any more creative than usual but I have noticed that I’m having some very vivid and bizarre dreams.

I have had the urge to open the folder with Yantsu in it again too. But I haven’t acted on it yet. Maybe tonight.

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The Artist’s Way