Why You Need to Scratch That Creative Itch

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Here’s a short excerpt from The Passion Principles: 101 Ways to Express Your Creativity and Share It With the World

1) Scratch that itch

Sometimes it’s subtle; other times it’s undeniable. It can feel like a whispering desire or a powerful gravitational pull.

Regardless of what form it takes, it is your creative urge speaking to you.

Don’t downplay this impulse. Don’t cast it off as frivolous. Take it seriously.

It is the call of your soul, craving to be expressed.

Your job as an artist is to act on that impulse. To feed it and give it the attention it deserves.

Denying your creative desires does a disservice to you and humanity. It stifles your ability to become an authentic expression of who you are.

Listen to your instincts. And scratch that itch!

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