#161: How the Upward Spiral Can Help You Untangle Blankness

April 30, 2020—So often, I try to go straight from emptiness to happiness, and that can work, but most times it’s more effective to take the steps in between.

You can’t do much with nothing. Sadness, anxiety, and fear can all be converted into creative fuel, but emptiness is like trying to topple a four-hundred-pound sumo wrestler who just…stands there.



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Andrew Folts

Author of 365 Comics. Writer, illustrator, and barefoot runner slinging minimalist hacks for creative rebels.