P.S. I wrote these lines because yesterday (Friday) was a hard day, and today it’s still not easy but it feels lighter, and, the sun is shining and who can complain when an outside force shows who you are inside — maybe not an angel but for sure a human with a smile (inner or outer) :)

Accept that hard is necessary, hard is important. Hard is why you’re living because imagine an easy life, how boring would that be?! I tell you how: Boring AF!

Keep having hard days, fellow, because the feeling of relief after hard is just fab!

# Hard days, easy days

Hard days, easy days, hard days, easy days. Hard, easy. Hard, easy. Hard, hard, hard, hard, hard. Not so hard, even less hard. Kind of still hard but not so hard as before. Hard-ish. Har... actually no longer really hard. Easy. Very easy. Super easy. Dope, that’s easy. I’m flying, it’s so easy. I’m flowing, awesomely easy. I touched the sky. FUCK! My wings broke, I’ down in the dirt again. Ok, hard days, easy days…

Here’s what I, Frank, Hank, and Jimmy want to say about this week.

I only started on Monday, so day no. 5 has only passed but I can already feel that I'm pushing myself slightly harder if there was no public documentation. That’s a good thing!

Though my standard routine is and will be valid, in these last days I didn’t really „respect“ it, mainly because my new kept me working a bit more - because more documentation = more work, and my inner artist was fighting against the routine-maintainer Mr. Rigid.

The 2nd full week after my return from my research trip to Madagascar but also the first week of my new 90-day-challenge called (instagram.com/explore/tags/90daysoflaserfocus/). Because I struggle to find focus (I have so many interests) I figured why not challenge myself to focus on voiceover client work (and what's related to it) for 90 days and let the public eye do its magic and keep me accountable.

My voiceover journey started 282 days ago. This is my path to become an actor, so I don’t regret that I haven’t tried pursuing it!

stolenvoice.com/tv/19-hybrid-n

A word of warning: It's on you!

Although the monk, apocalypse, and Mr. Rigid help to achieve creative output, the initiation of a task has to come from you, Nobody else can do it for you. The first step always is always on you!

If you enjoy my thoughts and want more, follow my daily show on Instagram TV (IGTV) - check instagram.com/naii.io to watch a new episode every day!

Introvert or extrovert? As a personal side note: The fact that I can make an extrovert impression on some people is because of my lust to talk to people, learn from them and hear their stories. An extrovert (more outgoing and easy-going) behavior seems to get a conversation started better than an introvert manner of behaving, I found out over the years.

If you can just sit in front of a thing and not a say a word for hours, like me and other introverts can, the trifecta will make you productive. Also, if you're naturally dealing with many things on the inside (being an introvert, which is not a synonym for being shy), the trifecta can help you solve these things, whether it's writing or just meditating under the influence of trifecta elements. Writing is introvert-compatible.

Productivity is an attitude from the inside, it works well for writing

There are many areas to apply the trifecta of productivity. Because of its darkness, I find it most compatible with writing since writing is an intimate process. Writing is when your fingers become your mouth fueled by the words being typed.

That deeply inspired me to have my male muse. His name is Mr. Rigid. He’s inspiring, sometimes forgiving, but most of the time watching behind my back and making sure I’ll get it done. He’s a muse and drill instructor because I know I need both, and he knows too.

So, these are my three elements (a trifecta) for awesome productivity:

1. Monk
2. Apocalypse
3. Mr. Rigid

They tend to be a bit more dark and inward but I guess everyone has their favorite way of getting into the creative flow.

…the little wings has got a bag of magic. There’s stuff in there that can change your life. Believe me, I know. — Traditionally, the muses were women, but mine’s a guy; I’m afraid we’ll just have to live with that.

…You have to do all the grunt labor, in other words, while the muse sits and smokes cigars and admires his bowling trophies and pretends to ignore you. Do you think this is fair? I think it’s fair. He may not be much to look at, that muse-guy, and he may not be much of a conversationalist (what I get out of mine is mostly surly grunts, unless he’s on duty), but he’s got the inspiration. It’s right that you should do all the work and burn all the mid-night oil, because the guy with the cigar and…

Mr. Rigid. This person(a) is an invention of mine that is inspired by Steven King’s „On Writing“. In order to get it written Mr. King has a muse to help him.

He says:

> There is a muse, but he’s not going to come fluttering down into your writing room and scatter creative fairy-dust all over your typewriter or computer station. He lives in the ground. He’s a basement guy. You have to descend to his level, and once you get down there you have to furnish an apartment for him to live in…

A word of warning: It's on you!

Although the monk, apocalypse, and Mr. Rigid help to achieve creative output, the initiation of a task has to come from you, Nobody else can do it for you. The first step always is always on you!

If you enjoy my thoughts and want more, follow my daily show on Instagram TV (IGTV) - check instagram.com/naii.io to watch a new episode every day!

Introvert or extrovert? As a personal side note: The fact that I can make an extrovert impression on some people is because of my lust to talk to people, learn from them and hear their stories. An extrovert (more outgoing and easy-going) behavior seems to get a conversation started better than an introvert manner of behaving, I found out over the years.

If you can just sit in front of a thing and not a say a word for hours, like me and other introverts can, the trifecta will make you productive. Also, if you're naturally dealing with many things on the inside (being an introvert, which is not a synonym for being shy), the trifecta can help you solve these things, whether it's writing or just meditating under the influence of trifecta elements. Writing is introvert-compatible.

Productivity is an attitude from the inside, it works well for writing

There are many areas to apply the trifecta of productivity. Because of its darkness, I find it most compatible with writing since writing is an intimate process. Writing is when your fingers become your mouth fueled by the words being typed.

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