Anyone working in a creative field knows the frustration, nagging self-doubt and crippling insecurity that can attend the creative process. (Even blogging, if you can believe that.)

But does this mental anguish serve a purpose? It just might.

Simon Cade offers an interesting meditation on the question of artistic discontent and how it can fuel creativity.

It’s definitely worth your time.


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