Be a Sustainable Super Hero

Be a Sustainable Super Hero

Now.
Everything is happening now. Everything needs our attention NOW.
EVERYTHING.
RIGHT.
NOW!


Stay informed. Stay activated. Stay vigilant. Educate yourself. Stay passionate. Work toward everything in your life. Work on everything that's wrong with the world. Be everything to everyone because you want to. You NEED to. You HAVE to. The world is telling you you SHOULD.

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Basking in Creative Brilliance

Basking in Creative Brilliance

For a long time during my many periods of creative stasis (aka eating chips and binge-watching Netflix), I have wondered about the secrets of successful people. I've spent more than a reasonable amount of time wondering - how is it that THAT person has THAT creative success?  How did THEY get THERE? As a matter of fact, I've probably spent far more time wondering and fretting than actually DOING (and subsequently getting depressed and doubting myself over having done). Most creative people don't seem to talk very openly about...

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The Critical, Inner Voices That Whisper In Your Ear

The Critical, Inner Voices That Whisper In Your Ear

Critical Inner Voices. We all have them, some of us more than others. Almost every day of my life I have had to tell mine to shut the hell up so I could get anything done. A lot of the time they have kept me paralyzed. As soon as I started down a creative path, my CIVs would tell me why I shouldn't. They'd go on and on about why it wasn't practical, and why whatever it was I was attempting was the WORST. IDEA. EVER.


CIVs have been a strong part of my life ever since

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Today I am 40.

Today I am 40.

Hi.

I am a middle aged mom, wife, artist, person (and I guess a blogger now too). I have long struggled with shyness and an extreme aversion to promoting myself (which has not held me in very good stead for most of my life). I have an intense passion for the arts in pretty much every variety. Today I turned 40. I set it as a goal for myself to put what I have to offer out into the world by today. I spent the better part of my youth being very practical. I thought that I had all of the time in the world to do everything I wanted in my life. For the last 10 years I have been...

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