Doing “Nothing” is Essential Work

Jess C.
6 min readApr 24

Finding Inspiration in Moments of Stillness

Photo by Greg Rosenke on Unsplash

I feel like we don’t talk enough about the essential difference between stillness and stagnation.

I’ve never been good at managing down time, which is not to say I never took time off from anything — I just always felt massively guilty when doing so. Stepping back from creative projects, saying no to extra…

Jess C.

Jess (they/she) 🏳️‍🌈 Educator/artist/writer/parent. Under-slept and over-caffeinated. 🔜 Fat Craft Zine; Fandom for Choice; Project Choice.