Shaping Time and Space
Take This Test
In a busy world that too often runs at high speed on a loud volume, it's good to have a time and a place -- a practice -- that allows you to see your mind as it is. It is a diagnostic and also an antidote.
Sleep Like a Baby
Even if you march to bed like a soldier, chances are you have at least a dozen physical and external factors that interrupt your efforts and make that recommended eight hours impossible.
Rhythm and Repetition
I've learned that summer has its own rhythm, and if you give into it rather than fight, your creative work can blossom. The trick is to create enough of a routine that you can come back to despite the constant ...
Managing Multiple Tasks
The most important thing when you are feeling overwhelmed -- at least for me -- is to get all of the pieces out of your head and onto a page or whiteboard where you can see them and start sorting them out. Using the whiteboard ...
Three Essentials for the Creative Life
Many of us suffer from our own version of this. We kick ass under deadline, performing well in school and meeting the expectations of our superiors at work. But working independently -- as an artist and/or entrepreneur -- is ...