F*** Productivity Resolutions [Podcast]

Show Notes Before you set a bunch of AMAZING creative resolutions and goals this year, STOP!! Think about them and how to ground them into your already busy life. This is how you'll set yourself up for success and avoid the sneaky shame spiral of feeling like you failed. Creative intentions are 100% recommended - … Continue reading F*** Productivity Resolutions [Podcast]

Art Matters. Right Now.

Sometimes, in the middle of a wonderful day, or a beautiful swell of joy and happiness... I start to feel bad. Guilty. Like I'm doing something wrong. Other people in the world are living through terrible things. My own safety isn't guaranteed. But overall, I'm honestly quite happy. And then the guilt sets in. I … Continue reading Art Matters. Right Now.

If I had a nickel for every time I manifested a desk…

I would have two nickels. Which isn't a lot, but it's cool that it happened twice. I've been looking for a desk. Not just any desk, but a small, basic desk or table that I can use for painting, separate from my computer desk. I like designated spaces. Bonus points for a desk with an … Continue reading If I had a nickel for every time I manifested a desk…

A close up image of a geode slice, with teal and dark blue colors.

When It Doesn’t Happen As Planned

I recently completed an art project I've been contemplating for months and working on for weeks. It started when we bought this house a year ago. I wanted a rad background for my Zoom calls, so we painted the office purple and installed a shelf, and my friend offered me a giant framed canvas they … Continue reading When It Doesn’t Happen As Planned

Colored pencil shavings. Practicing and making mistakes is key to how to be more creative.

How to Be More Creative

Most of us have creative impulses — whether we listen to them or not. So many of my creative coaching clients have lists and lists of amazing, creative ideas but don't know where to start or which idea is the "right" one that deserves their attention. If that sounds like you, keep reading! By the … Continue reading How to Be More Creative

An abstract, bright painting on canvas in an amateur artist studio

Amateur Artists are Great, Actually

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

How to Level Up Your Creativity

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

FREE Webinar: How to Create Goals without Burnout

Photo by Nataliya Vaitkevich from Pexels Do you run your car down to empty before you fill it up, or wait until your phone is in the single digits of battery percentage before you charge it? ⁠⁠You're probably doing the same to yourself.⁠⁠I've always been the type to give 110% and not take breaks... Until I burned out … Continue reading FREE Webinar: How to Create Goals without Burnout

PODCAST: Run Like Hell Toward Happy helps you achieve your deep-down dream without burnout

We've had a rough year, y'all. Many of us have had a rough several years. Some of us have been doing the "Just one more hectic week and then things will calm down" since high school. It's just part of life...right? WRONG. We've all been struggling, especially as the pandemic continues and the new normal … Continue reading PODCAST: Run Like Hell Toward Happy helps you achieve your deep-down dream without burnout