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Just One Cup Minimalist Mindset (Creativity Matters Podcast 497)

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Just One Cup EP 497

Episode 497 of the CMP, a Creativity Matters Podcast — A “Just One Cup” Saga and a Minimalist Mindset

This episode is related to a recent post on the Illustrated Life substack.

To see the related post, see Just One Cup – A Minimalist Mindset

Topics in this episode (and not necessarily in the substack post):

  • Picking and choosing
  • Filling whatever space you give me (including time and writing)
  • A day off and a dead car battery
  • Finishing Wolf Hall, finishing The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki, starting the sequel to Long Way to A Small, Angry Planet (by Becky Chambers)
  • My top three picks for a day off; why I don’t tend to sit at a coffee shop anymore
  • A one-coffee cup vignette – the benefits and perils (a stubbornly dirty cup) (“Modern stainless steel can’t keep up with me.”)
  • I don’t want a warmer, or a cup with a built-in heater. I like stainless steel for my one-cup
  • We are adaptable as people; we can find silver linings in the most random of moments
  • The benefits of drawing coffee mugs (draw the same one over and over or draw all of them) – you can learn a lot about form and shape and depth and about drawing what you see rather than what you know
  • The “favorite 9” mugs meme from 2020 – You can tell a lot about a person from their coffee mugs
  • A “limiting” mindset (cup, shoes, pencil)
  • A “not my cup of tea” allusion in one of my comic affirmations from the 2024 100 Day Project

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