You are not crazy for wanting more than a bottom-line, lather-rinse-repeat life. Here’s why.
In search of a mediocre, totally “meh” life? It’s super-easy. Here’s how to get one…
And I mean, like (never) ever.
You can’t compare your skills against someone else’s. All that matters is that you do what you were designed to do—and you do the everloving shit out of it.
It’s time to stop asking yourself “what if” — and start asking “why not?” instead.
There will always be a reason not to follow your dreams. And every single one of those reasons will be bullshit.
I’ve learned a lot over the course of this ridiculous, beautiful, frustrating, exhilarating process called Chasing My Dream. And, as promised on last week’s Quit of Quits post, I would like to share those things with you. Wednesday’s upcoming post will focus more on the practical, how-to steps that can get you to your own […]
I am a firm believer in the notion that you are only as lucky as you make yourself. And the way you make that luck is through a shit-ton of work, dogged optimism, and opening yourself up to the opportunities of the universe, even when the universe seems to be kicking you thoroughly in the […]
You can’t always be super-duper awesome. Here’s the key to REALLY making forward progress.
Your dream won’t wait forever. So what are you going to do about that?
Any writer knows the mysterious and miraculous process: You have a big project to work on, and you don’t have the words. It’s not even that you know what you want to say but aren’t sure how to say it; you don’t even know what the hell you want to be communicating. Total and utter […]
Things That Are Easier Than Following Your Dreams Sleeping. Buying stuff. Watching all 500 seasons of Dancing with the Stars to prep for the All-Star edition. Doing what everyone else is doing. Caring what the Kardashians/Lohans/Byneses of the world are up to. Not rocking the boat. Hating your job. Moaning about how tired you are. […]
Believe that you can. (Read this if you’re not sure.) Take a step. Believe you deserve it. Take another step. Be willing to hustle your little tail off (and let go of the things that don’t matter.) Take a step. Realize that setbacks will happen. Don’t take them as a sign. Shake it off. Take […]
As kids, we knew a hell of a lot more about our taking care of our own happiness than we do now. Where did the disconnect happen?
We have enough to worry about and deal with in the here and now. Why borrow trouble from the future, especially when it might not even materialize?
Not sure if that dream you’re pursuing is really “the one”? Here are some pretty solid ways to know that you’re heading in the right direction.
With Christmas shopping fast impending, I’ve gotten back into the habit of going through my favorite survey sites in the hopes of shoring up a little extra spending $$. I’ve been letting that element of my side hustling slide lately in favor of, well, pretty much everything else, but it’s time to start back up […]
There are plenty of reasons why your big idea or dream might fail, but only 2 that guarantee it will.
There’s something that refuses to give up and go away no matter how many times you ignore or postpone it. There’s a reason for that: It needs to be done.
Stop letting others make you feel bad for following your dreams. Here’s how to kill the guilt trips once and for all — and get back to being awesome.