If you want to be more productive and more creative, a path to start looking down is mindfulness.
The IntakeCreate Newsletter is a Monthly dump of things I am working on, or things that inspire me. My goal is to build a community of creatives who use their creativity to build better lives for themselves and those around them. Early in my life, I knew that creativity – writing especially – was going […]
Stopping writer’s block is the goal of ever writer, but is it a lost cause? Writer’s block is like a paper weight. An unfinished draft sits dutifully on top of the entire stack of our ideas. Not letting a single idea escape the pile. I write quite a lot about writer’s block, for someone who […]
It sounds nice, but it’s unrealistic. I propose a different comparison.
As I drafted my last post, I noticed my counter was at 100. I have posted over 100 blog posts… I couldn’t really believe it when I noticed it, but since that moment I have been reflecting on this bizarrely delightful hobby of blogging.
Creativity podcasts cut through the noise of every day life, and hits me directly with inspiration. Ninety percent of my creative work is driven and inspired by Podcasts.
Going to a Therapist is a ginormous step in the right direction. If I had known these things before my first appointment I could have saved a lot of time and headaches.
Stop Worrying and Start Enjoying — Lesson From a 5 Year Old If you are anything like me, you spend a lot of your time worrying. A common theme throughout my life has been obsessively worrying. I would spend every free moment thinking about future to-do’s or future expenses. This high stress bubble I had been trapped in […]
After spending a little bit of time trying to make it work, I came to the realization that a lot of my productivity systems were causing more stress than they were solving.
How An Anxious Childhood Can Make You A Depressed Adult Obsessed With Problem Solving, and What You Can Do About It I grew up a problem solver, and an achiever. Over time, I had grown incredibly afraid of failure, ridicule, or being wrong. This built me into an astute problem solver. A skill which was […]