The above artwork is the author’s. He’s very proud of this particular piece and hopes that you don’t steal it before it appears in the MOMA within 2 years. Guaranteed.

The life-changing magic of producing shitty work

It’s annoying when we want to create, but we just can’t be bothered.

It makes us feel bad.

We replace what’s good for us in the long run, with what makes us feel amazing in five minutes. Then we’re back where we started, feeling empty and rather annoyed with ourselves.



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Alex Mathers

Writer, Coach. Free book when you join my Substack: '12 habits of mentally strong people' ⮕