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.
Today is my Wife’s birthday, and I am notoriously disappointing when it comes to giving people Birthday presents. I have this weird habit of overthinking the idea of gift giving. I stress out about it so deeply because I want to hit a home run. The stress makes me procrastinate until I panic shop and […]
Whether it is an A-list actor, an internet sensation, or an up and coming sports star, our view of ‘famous’ is often glorified. We place their jobs on a pedestal, and forget that they are simple and flawed people like everyone else.
Apple Podcasts 10 Weeks into this introspective look at self development, and I’ve had surprisingly great results. I’m finally at a healthy point that has stability beneath it, and this episode I look back at my 9 episodes of betterment. InTakeCreate.com presents “The Better Me Project”. Where I dive deep into Mental Health, and Personal […]
A Framework of Each Other Reflecting on My Daughter’s First Year of Life My daughter turned 1 Year Old this past week, and I have been on an emotional journey of reflection as a result. One whole year with her in my life, and I feel like I’ve known her my whole life. An entire […]
3 Daily Habits That Are Changing My Life Habits are a double edged sword. We have so many that damage us, and we acknowledge the ones that could help us, yet continue to diverge from them. Instead, burrowing ourselves deeper into the habits that do little to bolster our life. In this article, I want […]
Abandoned Memories Original Poetry Standing a still artifact. A victim to the matter of fact.These abandoned memories, Overgrown trees reclaim the decay. Tending to open wounds,Shielding from further mourning. History embedded walls, Secret shrouded shrubbery.Wind whispers quiet stories. Abandoned memories,Within this still artifact.Victims to the matter of fact. Inspiration Go outside, and find something cool. It’s worth it. Anthony McGuigan Instagram […]