I just finished reading The End of Your Life Book Club. It's a good one with lots of takeaways. One that has stuck with me is his mom's advice about making difficult decisions. She says to choose the outcome that can be reversed. It's an interesting idea and got me thinking about the big decisions I've made in my life. I had a hard time coming up with very many examples of decisions that I've made that couldn't be reversed. Sure, there's a few and I'm probably lucky to say that I'm happy with those. The majority of even major decisions can be reversed. Some more quickly and easily than others. Then I got to thinking about applying this to my art. All kinds fear and doubt are wrapped up in creating but why? Make a painting that turns out bad? Paint over it. I did that this weekend. Make a bad watercolor? Tear it up into pieces to make a collage. Don't like your drawing? Erase it or start over. Share something yesterday that today you think is terrible? Share something better today. There's not much in creating that can't be reversed or changed. Thinking about the few that can't be reversed, what's the big deal? So you wasted a piece of expensive watercolor paper. Or you used up your pattern on something that didn't work out. You submitted your work for something and it was rejected. (That's happened to me recently and remember No, means no right now.) In the grand scheme of things, it's not a big deal. In the end, the experience was probably worth it.