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...and I enjoyed it!
A common theme in the blogs and on the forum lately has been the stress we cause ourselves by setting unrealistic goals and how the solution is to enjoy the doing and let the results come with time.
With that in mind, I packed my wife off to her industry dinner last night, got the kids in bed and got my paints out.
I have a bunch of Tyranids from a previous foray into the hobby. They'd been carefully assembled, primed in black and then
Updated 03-12-2010 at 08:50 PM by Darklord
In my last blog entry, I talked about how important it is to enjoy the doing of the hobby. Havoc7926 also described how setting unrealistic expectations on yourself leads to stress and disappointment.
See if you can spot the subliminal message in this scene from Contact:
It's something to bear in mind next time you find yourself getting frustrated at your lack of progress. Remember that you're always making progress
Updated 29-11-2010 at 08:27 PM by David
I have a small collection of hobbies that I rotate around. Typically, I start with boundless energy and enthusiasm and I start to consume every corner of the Internet searching for titbits and morsels.
I research and I plan and then I start spending money. I accumulate books, models, components, tools. I'm pro! I'm going to be the best wargamer/photographer/electronics guru/roboteer/web guru/model railrader/car mechanic/miniature painter/walrus polisher/amateur radio operator/whatever
Updated 15-11-2010 at 11:37 AM by David