How Observing Art Improves Creativity

When it really comes down to it, the best way to improve your creativity is to create. Do the work, put in the time, don’t be afraid to fail, and just try. The more you create, the more creative you will be. That said, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t other, more passive ways to […]

The Value of Natural Connection

Have you ever talked to someone for the first time and just…clicked? A conversation starts and it’s almost like you can’t stop it—and don’t want to stop it—because you and the other person seem to understand each other, naturally and innately? To me, those moments are magical. They may be few and far between, but […]

Using Fierce Creativity to Dissolve Injustice

Unleashing your inner dragon and using your fierce creativity can change your life—but more than that, it can change the world. Your fierce creativity has the power to spark widespread change, dissolve injustice, and “create happy” in the world, even as it creates it for you individually.  As injustice continues to be a problem in […]

Relaxing Hobbies to Lower Stress During Quarantine

While the world is struggling to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are struggling to control the personal anxiety we might be feeling about the situation. The uncertainty surrounding health, job security, finances, and more is enough to leave any of us feeling a little anxious.  Being quarantined can feel very […]

Ways to Contribute While in Quarantine

Humans have a need to contribute. It’s important for us to feel like our lives have meaning beyond just keeping ourselves alive. We want to create, to add, to help, to foster growth. We want our efforts to bring positive change to the world. It’s something that all humans value in one way or another. […]

Making the Most of Your Time at Home

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, being stuck at home is the inevitable reality for people worldwide. These days, home isn’t just the place where you eat, sleep, and binge Netflix. It’s also the place where you work, homeschool your kids, go to church, grocery shop, and…just about everything else. When you’re physically stuck, […]

6 Healthy Ways to Deal with Coronavirus Anxiety

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed life as we know it. Schools and businesses are closed (many indefinitely), people are having to navigate working from home and/or homeschool their kids, going to the grocery store is an ordeal, and we’re living a spring without basketball or spring training. And that’s not even mentioning the sickness […]

Making the Best of Any Situation

Can I get personal for a second? So far, 2020 has knocked me down a bit. I mean, sure, there’s been the typical stuff (work stress, different relationships, various responsibilities, and so on), but then there’s also the time that I was actually knocked down. By a tree.  My experience with traumatic brain injury I […]