What is success?
I’ve been thinking a lot about the word success. What is success and does it really make us happy? A lot of "successful" people don’t feel fulfilled when they reach their goals. Have you ever achieved a goal and then felt like it just wasn’t enough?
Many times we measure success by what we see others doing or by what other’s will think about us. We compare ourselves and then say “They look successful, I want to do that!” This can be good, because it can give us a goal to shoot for, but it also can be dangerous because we loose sight of what is actually important to us. And we forget to embrace the real reason we began doing something in the first place. Read More
Are you stuck? Having trouble coming up with ideas for a project? I've found some techniques that have helped me break out of my stuck-ness and I use them with my students. I want to share them with you!
Have you ever experienced a time in your life when the solution to a problem came to you so naturally and easily that it made you wonder "How did that even happen?" I'm sure you've also experienced plenty of times when you've been STUCK for hours, days and maybe years without a solution. Why does the creative muse only visit us when she feels like it? Isn't there anything we can do to make us more creative and come up with solutions faster? Most of the time, when I sit down to tackle a job I'm so focussed on getting it done that there isn't any room for the magic of the creative process. Read More