August 28, 2018

Ironically, laziness is at work all the time, creeping, planning, plotting, rationalizing, even taking advantage of moods or thoughts. It gets in the way of our goals and plans, springing when we're vulnerable and easily persuading us to not get up and push onward.

"Not...

June 12, 2018

Nobody's perfect. We all make mistakes. We all struggle to like ourselves. I have a theory that that is what holds us back the most in life, the fears that we're not good enough, that we haven't been told we can. I think in this case it's not just a fear of failure tha...

May 22, 2018

Floundering sucks. Floundering is that feeling where you're flailing about on the floor like a toddler throwing a tantrum. We don't want that. We want that image of the nice office and the sleek, comfortable office chair, with the sweet tech set-up. We want the weekend...

May 17, 2018

I cried when I read the email. At first I was ecstatic, pumping my fist, running around the room, because I couldn't contain myself, texting my husband to tell him the good news. My hero wanted me to work with them! The world felt complete. 

Then slowly the excitem...

May 9, 2018

I'd heard the statement, "The best defense is a good offense," before but it clicked for me when I read Ben Hardy's article on Medium "How To Know If You'll Live Your Dreams." Specifically, the part where he spoke about handling hostile situations and the line about pu...

May 1, 2018

It’s a scary thing to realize that you’re about to put yourself out there on a large scale, like landing your first gig, getting to guest post, or being featured on a podcast. You are going to be noticed even if it’s only one new person who likes you enough to subscrib...

March 8, 2018

 If you're an introvert, you probably hate marketing because “Marketing” is a dirty word. It means we have to sell things to people. Selling conjures images of pushy car salesmen. But what if marketing wasn’t sleazy? What if instead of “selling,” we were really ju...

January 27, 2018

“There is this idea that artists are born, not made. The Muse kisses you on your forehead at birth, and you spend the rest of your life creating magnificent work, but the reality is that creativity is work, not magic and those who buck the status quo are far more likel...

January 9, 2018

The successes of 'everyday people' pop up all around us. The latest app makes millions for the creator, new online businesses seem to explode, and even reading articles on Entrepreneur and Forbes, while the messages encourage and inform, there's often gaping distance b...

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