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Staying Creative in a Remote Work Environment

Many of today’s creative professionals are used to working in a space that is designed for maximum creativity: a comfortable setting, natural lighting, communal areas, and unique, personal touches all contribute to a space that keeps your creative mind not only active, but thriving.  So what happens when, say, a global pandemic hits and you’re […]

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 […]

Creative Crossroads and Finding What’s Next

Every once in a while, creatives find themselves at a crossroads: a moment when there’s an opportunity to change direction or focus, and to find what’s next. Whether the opportunity is presented directly, or you just start to feel like change is in the air, facing a crossroads is a normal part of anyone’s professional […]

4 Ways to Capture and Harness Your Creative Motivation

If you want to “create happy” in your life, you will want to figure out how to capture and harness your creative motivation. What exactly does that mean? It means finding what motivates you and applying that motivation to your creative efforts. After all, it’s not really enough to just feel motivated if you don’t […]

Designing Your Workspace to Maximize Creativity

When it comes to getting creative work done, your workspace is where the magic happens. At least, in theory. In reality, it’s also the place where a whole lot of procrastination, excuse-making, time-wasting, and head-banging-on-the-desk happens.  The good news: that’s not always entirely your fault. Sometimes, the problem isn’t necessarily with you, but with your […]

8 Renewing Affirmations for Finding Creativity at Work

Creativity can be elusive, especially if you’re suffering from creative burnout. This can be especially frustrating at work, as you’re trying to solve problems, work effectively, and meet deadlines. There are many different things you can try when it comes to helping yourself renew your creativity, but one of my favorite methods is the use […]

The Keys to Flow and How to Find Your Focus

A lot of times, work can be difficult, tedious, or downright frustrating. We’ve all had those days that seem to drag on forever: the ideas don’t come, the energy isn’t there, and you can’t seem to stay focused on the task at hand. Those are the days that make you want to throw up your […]

Top 3 Signs You Need More Positivity

Most of us know someone we would call an “eternal optimist.” These are the people whose parade is never rained on (and even if it is, they’ll probably comment on how much they love the rain). To them, every cloud has a silver lining, every glass is half full, and there’s always, always a bright […]