My favorite tools for organization, creativity, productivity & whatnot.

Today, I'm sharing a list of life and business tools that I love.  I don't receive any payments/affiliate fees/commissions of any kind for recommending the tools that I’m sharing here. I am recommending them purely because I like them and find them very useful. That is all. . . .  I use... Canva for creating … Continue reading My favorite tools for organization, creativity, productivity & whatnot.

A (Name)storming Guide—for naming your new service, business, product, tool, or experience!

You’ve got a great idea, you made a cool thing—a new service, business, product, tool, or experience!  Cool! Now you need a name for it.  Here are my 7 best practices to help you narrow down your perfect name. With lots of real-life examples to inspire your process. Here we go… 1 - What exactly … Continue reading A (Name)storming Guide—for naming your new service, business, product, tool, or experience!

How to turn work into play & breaks into creative wellsprings.

I knew this little girl, who taught me how to turn work into play and deadends into breaks and breaks into joyful rediscoveries of creative wellsprings. The girl enjoyed playing and experiencing the world in all the many ways. Each day she would choose her work and character for the day and then dress up … Continue reading How to turn work into play & breaks into creative wellsprings.

Setting Boundaries for Work/Life Balance

Knowing when to say yes/no. Understanding and prioritizing our basic needs helps us know when to say yes or no. Our basic and personal needs are important things to consider and protect. And when we prioritize them we insure a firm creative foundation for our lives, we can show up as our best selves and produce quality work that we’re proud … Continue reading Setting Boundaries for Work/Life Balance

Gifts

Give me that song that makes you feel balmy.Give me that prayer that brings you peace.Give me that recipe, that tastes like comfort and works like a remedy.Give me the art you made last week. Give me the worn-out copy of that book you love.Give me the old picture of us that you found.Give me … Continue reading Gifts

Delight in slow deliberate growth.

Don’t force it.Just enjoy the build up.So it’s slow.Let it be slow.Let your breath and limbs relish in its tension.Let trust envelop the philosophers in your mind.Let it wax.Let it wane too.It will come back around. Press into it.Appreciate its pulp.The sweet elusive magic of its essence.Explore its subtle edges.That bleed like water-color into the … Continue reading Delight in slow deliberate growth.