As we travel deeper into the fall of 2021 and fumble towards normalcy, I've found through conversations with my friends — and looking within myself — that we're all in a pretty reflective mood.
As a creative, you'll have days where everything you look at inspires you. Other days will drag on.
I'll be honest: Some people might make fun of you. It's not fun, and it's not great, but if you accept that it will happen, it will probably lessen the sting.
When did "leveling up" became part of the self-improvement lexicon? Was it a video game thing? I'm not mad at it — just curious. When people talk about "leveling up" or encourage each other to "level up," what they really mean is doing the work to make their lives better.
We tend to have a much better idea of what we don’t want, rather than what we do. This is because we don’t know what’s possible.
Do you have problems wrapping your head around things that you want to accomplish? Does it all seem like a very big and monumental task?
In other words, you need to understand what makes you happy, and work for that — not "happiness" itself. Happiness itself is hazy, undefined.
Like, it's weird. I spent so much of my life being a cynical cool kid, and now I wake up (naturally) around 7am and go jogging.
One of the biggest things that got me starting this blog was the idea that success was predictable.
When I first decided that I wanted to be self-employed, I realized that I needed to establish a road map and identify some obstacles that stood in the way.
We've all been so used to sleepwalking through life that getting all of this information and disruption at once will take a not-insignificant amount of time to process. And who knows ... maybe this disruption is just where we live now?