12. Producing is progress, even it if it’s bad. Doing the work works.
13. I’m not really better or more creative after a drink. It happens anyway.
14. Gratitude matters. Go say thanks to someone who you know you should say thank you to, but haven’t. It will pay forward so much, and pay back even more.
15. Ask. Try. Fail. Try again.
16. If you put the paint palette, loaded up paint brush, or turp/coffee/full tray of pastels near the edge of the table and think “eh, it’ll be ok”, it’s like daring a puppy not to lick your face. And your floor will hate you.