Is it time to crack yourself open?

If happiness is life’s greatest reward, then for the creative soul, it requires giving ourselves permission to fully create. Think about it: Often we live from our base self, ego speaking to other egos, superficial, small talk, and busy work. We’re hopefully acting civil, moving through our days with tasks both menial and major, but…

What’s holding you back?

This week I’ve encountered several versions of a similar theme: inability to move forward on something. In one the person admitted to me she hadn’t been writing even though that had been a big goal of hers earlier in the year. I shared with her my advice about morning pages and making a commitment to…

Spark and Hustle

Welcome to my new weekly blog on creativity, mojo and zen. Each week I’ll share sources of inspiration, whether it’s a photo, an event or online resource, to keep you motivated to pursue your dreams and feel peace in the present. When thinking about who I am and what I want to say, these were…