Sometimes it feels that no matter how hard you try to move upward, you aren't making any traction.
With the change in season, we're definitely enjoying the pleasantness of weather and a few more waves out in the sea. But as with any change, there can always be a natural resistance to moving forward.
We believe that if you find yourself stuck on the inside, it's best to slow down, take a deep breath, and instead of fighting to push through, see if you can go with the flow as opposed to resisting. Often a shift in approach and perspective is all you need.
So while learning to work with stiff, seemingly inflexible, metal, I'm reminded of what my jewelry professor said, 'Jewelry is a gentle art.' And I take a deep breath....