a beautiful online thing - the manifesto at theimprovisedlife.com. allowing mistakes, testing new approaches - learning, essentially.
when i was in grad school and struggling to fit in kids, work, and studies, my husband put this in a two part frame:
When you are in a situation
where nothing that has
happened in the past tells
you what to do, there is only
one course of action: Improvise
Peter F. Drucker