The FAQs of Daily Practice

This post is part four of a series of posts on the psychological and practical benefits of daily practice to be found on my Psychology Today blog. In this series, I’ll explore the elements of daily practice, varieties of daily practice, challenges to daily practice,...

The FAQs of Daily Practice

This post is part four of a series of posts on the psychological and practical benefits of daily practice to be found on my Psychology Today blog. In this series, I’ll explore the elements of daily practice, varieties of daily practice, challenges to daily practice,...

Where Will You Find the Time to Paint?

Dear Dr. Maisel: I was hoping to have more time for painting when my youngest child went to college, but I’m still having trouble finding time in my day. Any suggestions? Too Busy in Boise ** Dear Too Busy (if I may): In the sense in which you are using the...

Too Distracted By Events to Paint?

I got the following question. Here’s how I answered it. Dear Dr. Maisel: I’ve been so mentally distracted by the news lately that I’ve had a lot of trouble getting motivated to paint and then staying focused when I do. Any thoughts on what I might...

What’s Your Biggest Challenge?

What’s your biggest challenge as an artist? Let your voice be heard! Post your biggest challenge here and let’s get the word out. Is it not selling? Is it being blocked? Is it relationships? Is it despair? Is it anxiety? Is it feeling like you don’t...