What motivates you to be creative?

The main reason I set crafty goals is not to motivate myself to achieve them, but so that I can explore my motivations and learn from them. While reflecting on my goals from 2016, I found myself recognising how strongly my sensory preferences had impacted on both my motivation and satisfaction levels this year. Fascinating for me. Boring for you.

So rather than wittering on about me, I thought I’d chuck some questions at you that, if you wish to use them, can help you reflect on what you did and didn’t achieve last year.

Why?

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DeFuzzing the beast!

When I started my blog I didn’t intend to write ‘coaching posts’, although I knew the attitude I’ve learned from coaching would always colour what I wrote. However, when I’ve talked about goal achievement and avoiding the UFO pile several people have asked for more detail about how to make their goals more achievable. In one conversation Maggienesium said one of her goals she wasn’t working on felt like a ‘fuzzy beast’. I think that’s a great description of hard to achieve goals, because the more clearly we can define our goals the more easy they are to achieve. Also, the less clearly we see them the more our goals can feel like  beasts.

So here goes, the post I never meant to write…

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