Articles Tagged: <span>coaching</span>

What is a Creativity Coach and Why Would You Want One?

You’ve probably heard of a life coach, a fitness coach, a business coach, or even a spiritual coach, but you may never have heard of a creativity coach. What exactly is a creativity coach, and why would you want one? What is a creativity coach? A creativity coach is a coach that focuses on helping […]

How to Design Your Future

If I had to choose just a couple of things that I’m truly passionate about—the things I think can change lives and change the world—the concept of “design” would definitely be on that list. It’s partially because design is the basis for my professional life. But it’s also because design principles, the same ones that […]

How to Know If You’re Suffering From Creative Burnout (And What to Do About It)

No matter how much you might love doing something, the chances are good that you’re going to have some days when you just don’t feel like doing it. This is true for our professional and personal lives: those days when you come this close to leaving your job, or throw down your paintbrush in frustration because […]

Why Your Mental Health Can Protect Your Physical Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” In other words, being healthy is more than simply “not being sick.” If you want to live a truly healthy life, you’ve got to focus on your mental health […]

Keep Your Resolution Going! How to Avoid Boom-Bust Cycles in Your Life

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make. They’re also hard to keep. In fact, they present an excellent illustration of what we mean when we talk about “boom-bust cycles” on Design.org. In a nutshell, these cycles happen when you have a burst of inspiration and motivation (say…on January 1), followed eventually by a time of […]

How to Thrive as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Motherhood is the greatest job in the world. Or so we’re told. But I’ll be honest: sometimes, it’s hard to remember. After all, there are days when being a stay-at-home mom feels like being a professional chauffeur who also happens to fold underwear, or a short-order cook whose patrons won’t eat the macaroni because I […]

8 Ways to Love Yourself This Valentine’s Season (and Why It’s Important)

Love is a many splendid thing. (It’s also a battlefield, according to Pat Benatar, but that’s neither here nor there).  And during Valentine’s season, love is front and center.  As great as it is to take a day to focus on the people we cherish most, there’s one person you likely haven’t given much thought […]