What is the amniotic fluid of a creative life? I'm not talking about the thousands of writers who drank themselves to death, who used barbiturates, who suffered and killed themselves by hanging or shotgun blast.
Director Robert Rodriguez sat down with What's Trending at the Samsung Blogger Lounge at this year's South by Southwest festival. He shared some advice on how to live a creative life, advice he has taken to heart over the course of his incredibly successful career.
Sure, challenges are great for learning and personal growth, but what if you're trying to create in the moment and you haven't had time to process what you're going through? What if it's just too damn heavy to deal with creatively? That's what I've been grappling with.
Ex-pats have the guts to try something new. They create a life out of nothing. They're experimental. They've seen life from enough different perspectives that they know there's more than one way to skin a cat.