We've all seen them: the paintings in the hallway of the local hotel, the amateurish still lifes in the dentist's office, and the Sunday painter landscapes that are charming if not technically "fine art." While the works of amateur artists may not be technical masterpieces, they have beauty and charm that's hard to resist! There … Continue reading Amateur Artists are Great, Actually
Creativity isn't just being artistic — creativity is how we approach problems in new ways and think outside the box. Creative blocks are a common occurrence for artists, musicians, writers, and other creative professionals. However, they can also occur in business. When you experience a creative block, it can feel like you're stuck and can't … Continue reading Overcome Creativity Blocks in Business
I'm part of the #WritingCommunity on Twitter, and I love how supportive the community can be. There are regular writers lift threads where people can get new followers and share their latest work, aspiring authors can ask for advice and hear from the full gamut of writers and experts from the publishing industry, and there … Continue reading 4 Tips to Help You Write More
New Years Resolutions are kinda fake. Only about 9% of people who set resolutions feel successful in keeping them by the end of the year. Because resolutions typically aren't well thought out, and they may not even make sense in line with a longer term vision for your life. What makes resolutions fail? Setting TOO … Continue reading Break Up with New Years Resolutions
Human beings are creative. We just are. Left to our own devices, we make up stories, draw pictures, write poems, use color in different ways, and display beautiful things in our homes. We have been making art and telling stories for eons. You are creative. I am creative. We are creative. But over time, creativity … Continue reading How to Level Up Your Creativity
I love a good motivational quote. Quotes can be a source of inspiration when you're feeling unsure, a prompt for journaling and investigation into your intuition, or a powerful mantra you can rely on when you feel doubts about your next steps. I love to turn my favorite quotes into phone wallpapers so that every … Continue reading 8 Quotes to Inspire Confidence and Growth
When you decide to expand your comfort zone, you make a decision to do something new to achieve that result. So when you find yourself frustrated because you made the decision but the result isn't happening... you may still be in your comfort zone pretending to make that decision and take that action, but not really doing it yet.