Curious and Positive: Taking the Pressure Off Your Future

Do you ever feel like your arms are being stretched in two directions, caught in a tug of war between worlds? Like you used to know where your life was going, but you took a few minutes to meander to the side of the road to smell the bluebonnets, and now you can barely remember … Continue reading Curious and Positive: Taking the Pressure Off Your Future

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How to Reconnect with Your Creative Voice

Hey beautiful friends, I have been stubbornly clinging to the idea that each of my blog posts has to be a standalone piece of art -- a timeless evergreen snapshot of wisdom. Something sacred and profound that will remain relevant for years to come. I find myself trying to hit literary gold every single time … Continue reading How to Reconnect with Your Creative Voice

Your Art Is Not Meant For Everybody

Your art is not meant for everybody. Some people just aren't going to like it. And the sooner you can accept this + embody this + embrace this, the sooner you can move past the clawing fear of being criticized. Let people have their own opinions and preferences. It's not worth an ounce of your … Continue reading Your Art Is Not Meant For Everybody

Shedding Our Cocoons

"And then I said to the world: You will see me. You will hear me. I am not afraid. -- The day I left my damn cocoon so I could fly.” -- Cleo Wade   The weeks immediately before and after New Year’s Eve are my favorite time of the year. I love knowing that people all over the world … Continue reading Shedding Our Cocoons

Start Before You Know Your Target Market

“Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually the confidence will follow.” – Carrie Fisher   I have always resisted the idea of “finding your niche.” Let’s say you’re feeling called to create stuff. A blog. A book. A … Continue reading Start Before You Know Your Target Market