(Also published on the EarlyWords blog.)
Why did we create a forum for the users of EarlyWords? It creates a space for you to celebrate yourself. It also provides an opportunity to encourage others in their process.
Receiving encouragement can help your creative process in several ways. First, it can provide a sense of validation and support. When we receive encouragement from others, it can help us to feel more confident in our abilities and more motivated to continue pursuing our creative goals. This can give us the strength and resilience to overcome challenges and to continue working on our art, even when the going gets tough.
Second, receiving encouragement can help us to develop our skills and knowledge. By listening to feedback and advice from others, we can learn from their experiences and gain new insights into the creative process. This can help us to grow as artists and to improve our craft.
Third, when folks give us feedback it can help us to stay inspired and motivated. By hearing positive feedback and support from others, we can feel more connected to our art and more enthusiastic about our creative pursuits. This can help us to stay engaged and to continue creating even when we are feeling discouraged or uninspired.
Receiving encouragement can be an important part of the creative process. By providing validation, support, and inspiration, it can help us to stay motivated and engaged in our art, and to continue growing and developing as artists.