Articles Tagged: <span>create happy</span>

Tolerating Ambiguity and Uncertainty to Help You Succeed

What traits set a person up for success? Most people think that success comes as a result of intelligence, skill, circumstance, hard work, or even luck. But there are some less widely-recognized indicators of success as well. Today, we’re talking about one that doesn’t get nearly the amount of attention it deserves. We’re talking about […]

The Story of Two Watches (Part 1): Dare to Be Different

This is a story of how my two watches help me dare to be different. I’m a watch-wearer, and I always have been. For years, I was really into Swatch watches: analog watches with hundreds of designs and styles, not to mention plenty of old-school charm.  Enter the Apple Watch. As an Apple user, a […]

Don’t Buy Into Being a Tortured Artist

Vincent van Gogh is one of the most famous artists of the 19th century. While he didn’t receive a lot of recognition or acclaim during his lifetime, today he is considered a prolific artist who has achieved commercial and popular acclaim. He’s also one of the most famous examples of the stereotypical tortured artist. Van […]

How to Reinvent Yourself Using New Habits

If you really want to “create happy” in your life, then it’s going to take a little reinvention. See, you’ve been doing things a certain way for a while—a certain way that has brought you to where you are now. You have habits that, on a daily basis, either take you closer or farther away […]

Curiosity Creates

Your mindset drives your creativity. The way you think about, see, and interpret the world can inspire and motivate your creative efforts. Developing the sort of mindset that will lead to creativity is our primary focus here at Design.org. It’s why we talk about unleashing your inner dragon (and the fiercely creative mindset it brings). […]

5 Quotes From Creators That Put Everything In Perspective

It’s tough to be a creator. Many creators feel unseen, unappreciated, or misunderstood. But as a creator myself—one who has felt those things and more—I’ve found that I can find comfort and perspective in the words of other creators.  These 5 quotes from creators can help put everything in perspective when you start feeling the […]

Don’t Quit, Create

I’ve seen a lot of creatives succeed, but I’ve seen even more quit. In fact, quitting is the most common reason I see for failure in any creative project and often a primary reason for depression in creatives. Now, don’t get me wrong: sometimes, quitting is the right move. If you’ve thought it out and […]

You Have What You Need to Live the Life You Want

How many times have you thought to yourself: If only I had…I would be happier if I was just a little more…Things will be better once…With more support, I could… It’s okay, we’ve all had those thoughts. And if I had to guess, I would say that all those thoughts got us to the same […]