Blues for Blue Monday

Since 2005 we call that the third Monday of the year ‘Blue Monday’. It’s supposed to be the most depressing day of the year. On Monday we feel more down than on other days, and even more so on the third Monday of the year. It’s cold, dark, the holidays are behind us and we realize that we didn’t manage to hold on to the good intentions we started the year with. Every time I hear of Blue Monday, I […]

Go your own way – compass for creatives

There is no easy road to success, every artist has to go his/her own way. Or as I saw in a quote from Joseph Campbell last week: “If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on somebody else’s.” So if the path is not clear, that should be a good sign, right? Does that mean that you should feel lost all the time? That sounds quite depressing, like the myth that an artist has to suffer in order to […]