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Who's Distracted?
You are not alone.

Therese Gietler by Therese Gietler on April 8, 2020


Are you tired of all those emails you are receiving right now, giving you unsolicited advice on how to be more creative, how to manage your time, how to keep your house clean?

Are you both enjoying and cringing at the creative memes going around, and wondering why you haven’t been able to be so creative?

Are you are completely over all the compilation lists of resources, information, and guides of aid that might be available to you?

Are you feeling angry that it feels like everyone else is doing this better than you are? Frustrated that it seems like everyone else has time to paint, puzzle, read or exercise?

Do you feel like you are working harder than ever, yet spend most of your time staring at a screen?

Are you suffering from an unbearable amount of FOMO, that everyone else is on a Zoom party but they didn’t invite you?

Have you been stress-eating and drinking to the point that you’re exclusively wearing stretch clothing?

YOU ARE NOT ALONE. That’s all I can say. I don’t have a solution for you, otherwise, I’d be doing it rather than writing this.

This is what I am doing...


meditating every morning


talking on the phone


reaching out


going for walks


asking for help


completing what I can


celebrating that I completed something


trying like hell to go easy on myself


Would you like to add anything to the list?

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More About Therese Gietler

Therese GietlerI'm upfront. I'm direct. And I'm damn fine at what I do.

I am the founder of Ask A Producer, an independent production company that offers production services, creative consulting, seminars, and workshops for the creative class. I have extensive experience in the photographic world, with a photojournalism degree from Rochester Institute of Technology.

I co-own and currently produce all of the still and motion projects at Andy Batt Studio. With over 20 years on the job, I am happy to say that I haven't seen it all, and remain thrilled by every project.

I'm especially proud of the relationships that I've nurtured over the years, with clients, with agencies, and most importantly, with the crew. It takes a village, right? My crew is my village.

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