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Building Faith in Yourself to Improve Your Creativity

“You can do anything! Believe in yourself. Have faith in yourself.” As well-intentioned as these phrases are, they’ve basically become platitudes at this point, their meaning diminished due to overuse. It’s a shame, though, because the message at the core of such phrases is actually vitally important. Creatives, especially, can benefit from taking this message […]

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, […]

What Self-Care Is (and What It Isn’t)

By this point, we’ve all heard about self-care. For the past several years, self-care has become an important player in the self-improvement conversation—and for good reason. When self-care is done right, it can help you live a happier, more fulfilled life. The problem is that the phrase has become so widely used that its meaning […]

What Needs to Change in Your Life?

As humans, we mostly resist change. We fear the unknown. We like feeling content and safe. But although change is not always a welcome part of life, it is an inevitable part of life. Some changes we don’t get to choose; they happen, whether we want them to or not. Kids grow up, relationships come […]

Building Self-Worth

The more I learn about ways to help people live better, happier, more meaningful lives, the more I start to realize that there are just a handful of problems that are at the root of all the other problems/doubts/fears we face. One of those deep, core problems is low self-worth. A low perception of your […]

How to Not Be Bored

As a parent, one of the most frustrating things I can hear from my kids is “I’m bored.” It’s concerning to be in a house full of toys, games, electronics, bikes, skateboards, and more (all of which you paid for, by the way) and have your kids insist that there’s “nothing to do.” The reality is, […]

The Power of Love for Yourself and Others

I love love. I love the way that love makes me feel: connected, present, open. I love little things, like a good meal, a touching movie, or the cool side of the pillow; and I love big things, like my family, and nature. But when I think about becoming the person I want to be—a […]

Find Your True Self By Overcoming Fears

You’ve probably heard the question asked: “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” Today, I want to take that question a step further and ask, “Who would you be if you weren’t afraid?” As you work to overcome your fears, you’ll be more able to find your true self. Why it’s important to find […]