Last night, I had a chat with a friend about the 'good old days'. I can describe in detail the moment I was supremely happy and everything seemed perfectly in place, as well as easy, or at least easier. And also how annoying it was that we didn't feel all of that in the moment. He agreed on all counts. Then he said 'but if we hadn't ever moved from that spot, we would have all killed each other'. So my point is...be a sentimental fool...to a point.
(Image c/o Pinterest)
Every now and then, I get stuck. My inspiration seems harder to find. My words don't seem to come together as seamlessly. A bit of self-doubt can enter in and though my motivation never leaves me, my get-up-and-go seems to require a bit more effort. To pull myself out, it can just take some time or a certain song to get into my bones or just a few words of wisdom that remind me that the only way to move is forward.
I am very aware that I have you all knee-deep in my own overload of the somehow still occurring fashion weeks for the Spring 2013 collections. That's right. They aren't done and so I'm not done. But I also know that not all who read this blog are of such intense fashion persuasion. I want to make sure I am giving you as much variation in what I somewhat coherently babble about, and the truth is, it can be quite tough when you're religiously watching fashion shows all day, every day for a month straight. So when I saw this pearl of wisdom, I knew it had come at the right time.
So, my question to you is, anything you really want to hear about? I focus on a lot of my own inspiration and what catches my eye on a daily basis but Thrill of the Chaise is as much about you, the readers, as it is about moi. Let's hear it :) Feel free to comment or email me here. xx