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Using Your Emotions to Power Your Creativity

Creativity is more of an art than a science. There is no recipe, no combination of ingredients and circumstances that will guarantee a creative state, process, or result. That said, there are certainly many factors that can affect your creativity in very real ways, and if you can find what works for you, you are […]

3 Questions for a Monthly Self-Evaluation

Employee evaluations are commonplace in the professional world. Employers conduct regular evaluations in order to gauge growth, reward strengths and successes, and initiate positive changes. But the workplace isn’t the only arena in which evaluations are useful, and employers aren’t the only ones that should be conducting them. Today, we are going over 3 questions […]

How Yoga and Meditation Can Improve Your Creative Work

How can you be more creative? That’s the million dollar question for creatives everywhere. It’s tempting to think that a person’s creativity is fixed and unchanging, but that simply isn’t true. Creativity ebbs and flows, comes and goes, halts and grows. And there are definitely things you can do to help build your creativity and […]

Unhealthy Thinking Patterns: Should Statements

One of the unhealthy thinking patterns I struggle with the most (and the one I see many creatives struggle with often) is “should” statements. Should statements can tear down your confidence and sense of self-worth. They can demotivate you. They can take a demoralizing situation or circumstance and make it so much worse. In short, […]

Unhealthy Thinking Patterns: All or Nothing

Success or failure. Empty or full. Meaningful or meaningless. We use words like this all the time to describe ourselves, other people, events, ideas, the world around us, and life in general. But these extremes don’t represent the entire truth. In fact, when you limit yourself to extreme opposites, you’re using an unhealthy thinking pattern: […]

How Your Thoughts Influence Your Emotions

The average person thinks 6200 thoughts every single day. That’s about 258 thoughts an hour or 4.3 thoughts a minute. That is a lot of thinking. But here’s the real important thing about that: your thoughts have incredible power over your life. Thoughts are what ultimately influence the relationships we have, the decisions we make, […]

How Your Physical Health Impacts Your Mental Health

Anyone who has struggled with mental health can tell you that mental health issues often take a toll on your physical health. Depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders can contribute to fatigue, excessive weight gain/loss, and more—not to mention taking away motivation to exercise, eat well, or care for your body in other ways. […]

Using Time Wisely

We all have 24 hours in a day. That doesn’t change, whether you’re a politician, a stay-at-home parent, a business owner, a teacher, or really anything else. What does change is how we each spend our time. We all fill our days with different things, and that’s great … as long as we’re using our […]