As an artist creation and execution is half the battle. The other half is looking at, thinking about and discussing your work. Living with your work is one of the best ways to think about what you might do next to it or whether anything needs to be done at all.
I have most of my recent work in the house with me, I see it everyday, I may see something I never saw before, or think of something I could change or add or take away.
Keep your art close, and it will speak to you about what it needs.