My language immersion weekend
Due to some strange turn of events that could have only happened in the 1990s, I recall going to a weekend camp with my German language class where for the entire weekend we were to speak only German. It was my first year of taking German … Read more
Open freewriting is completely openended. You just write. The simplicity of methodology doesn’t mean that you are limited to what can emerge. With open freewriting, it is especially true that anything can happen. Open freewriting is a place for you to be wild, chaotic, totally free, totally present. … Read more
I don’t know about you, but I love to start new projects. It’s almost like a high I get from some drug. I see the whole world through a different lens. It’s not just me that feels inspired. Everything looks different to me. Anything seems doable.
At first when you … Read more
Organic growth scares people because of the facades around success.
Get rich quick schemes abound. Despite their irrationality, slot machines remain popular.
We like to believe we are so very rational.
Put in the work and you’ll reap the rewards, they say.
What stands in the way?
Why don’t we … Read more
Trusting the process means being willing to let go when things change.
Major life skills highlighted in this article:
- Willingness rather than willfulness. Applying yourself to the hilt while remaining receptive and adaptable.
- Checking in with your deepest values.
- Being real.
- Discerning when committing to something means redoubling
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My inner know-it-all is a big obstacle for me.
Maybe you can relate.
When something new comes up, I want to be first to know. I have an insatiable need to figure things out.
When I’m the first to blurt out the answer and everyone else notice, my inner know-it-all … Read more
Solopreneuring can be a beautiful thing.
Instagram depicts the blissed-out lifestyles of the indie creative. Hipsters able to live their dream of selling handmade whatnots while vandwelling in the Ozarks. Shiny and successful location-independent podcasters who send out fresh doses of inspiration while beach-hopping around the world. Youtube stars who … Read more
The more you freewrite, the more you become yourself.
Unburdened writing gets you in touch with your own voice.
Through the ongoing practice of writing without constraint, being totally free, you learn to trust your inner wisdom.
When you freewrite…
- Nobody is telling you how to write or how you
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“If asked whether I ever knew among the intellectual, a happy man, Blake would be the only one who would immediately occur to me.”-Some guy who knew William Blake
I hope that when you reach your deathbed you will have the opportunity to look back at a life lived … Read more