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The Danger of Always Chasing The Ideal

I love cracking open a fresh notebook, curling up in the sun with a steaming chai latté, indie tunes in the background and words bubbling up inside me just begging to be spilled out onto the page.

It's easy to show up and do the work when conditions are ideal.
It's easy to show up and do the work when everything is going smoothly along in the right direction.
It's easy to show up and do the work when inspiration is sitting quietly, patiently beside you, filling every line and every page with a flood of fresh and fantastical ideas.

But there's a danger in getting comfortable here.  Inside this ideal picture.  Because somewhere along the way we begin to believe we need these things in order to do our work.  That we can only work in ideal conditions.

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