Inspiration! Roundup: Bravery, Dancing is Dreaming, Optimal Enjoyment, and More!

"It’s possible that you no longer need to get better at your craft. That your craft is just fine.
It’s possible that you need to be braver instead."
-Seth Godin
Dancing is Dreaming
Textile artist Victoria Villasana does one of my fave things: embroidery on old photographs. It's lovely. On this one, she says, "Dancing is dreaming with your body."

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Optimal Enjoyment
“Contrary to what we usually believe, moments like these, the best moments in our lives, are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times — although such experiences can also be enjoyable, if we have worked hard to attain them. The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile. Optimal experience is thus something that we make happen. For a child, it could be placing with trembling finge…

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