The Artist’s Way: Week 2

Recovering Sense of Identity Welcome back to my 12-week journey of the Artist’s Way! After a week’s delay due to unforeseen, but very welcome circumstances, today is the last day of week 2, and I’m excited to share my experience with you! This week has been all about recovering my own voice. This chapter reminds…

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3 Ways to Apply Marie Kondo Tidying Up Rules to Creative Life

Marie Kondo’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing has been on must-read lists ever since it got translated into English in 2014. With her show live on Netflix, everyone is going through their stuff on a search of items that spark joy in their lives. Given the…

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The Artist’s Way: Week 1

Recovering a Sense of Safety Week 1 was all about recognizing your limiting beliefs, uncovering hurtful memories, and remembering people who contributed to your creative journey in both positive and negative ways. It was also about establishing a new daily habit – Morning Pages, and a new weekly habit – Artist’s Date. You can read…

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Overthinking a Morning Routine

Let me start by saying this: I am not a morning person. I am not excited about getting out of bed no matter how exciting I find the day ahead of me. I get excited once I’m out of the bed, but while I’m still trapped in a cocoon of warm blankets and cats, I…

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The Artist’s Way – Join me for a 12 week Journey!

If you’re an overthinker like I am, you need to read Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. This book takes the reader on a 12-week journey of creativity, reflection and unblocking. We all have our own understanding of concepts like creativity, inspiration, and talent. Some of them might have been discovered through our own experience, and…

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How to Choose A Name and Domain For A New Project

Naming a new project is hard. No wonder you are totally overthinking it! Coming up with good ideas for a name always takes time, but the longer any good ideas get dissected, the sillier they start to sound until it’s hard to remember what was good about those ideas to begin with. First, let’s admit…

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(Self)Serving Marketing

Marketing is a fascinating subject to learn. For someone who does marketing for a living, it becomes a point of view, a way of thinking about the most trivial things. Just like a used car salesman can find a positive side to the worst car out there, an experienced marketer can find a convenient spin on…

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An unexpected winner at Golden Globes: Fiji Water Girl

One might say that coverage of the 76th Golden Globes followed a different path this year. Usually, it’s all about celebrities – who wore what, who won what and all that jazz. Yet this time it was a little different. To be quite honest, I do not normally follow Hollywood events like that. A few years back I’d take…

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