Today is NOT the Day You Die. — An Unsuicide Note to Those Who Feel Too Much.

I wish instead of reading post-factum Suicide Notes, we wrote each other pre-dawn Unsuicide Letters more often. I wish instead of Hi or Fine or How Are You, we’d all just tell the real, fucking truth about our lives — not feeling less for feeling deeply, sad or empty, not hiding just because we hurt, holding our ache up high like prayer flags, instead of shaming it with scarlet letters…

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Top 3 Most Powerful Excuses that Will Ruin Your Creative Life.

Our mind can be our greatest ally and our bloodiest foe. Our lawyer and our prosecutor. Our Heaven & our Hell. But to become the Masters of our Fate, and the Creative CEO’s of our Lives, we must first master this tiny little troublemaking mind. Here are 3 of the top most powerful excuses that, in my opinion as an Excuse Addict in Recovery, will ruin your Creative Life…

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5 Things Nobody Told You About Living a Creative Life.

There are at least two sides to every creator’s journey: the story you tell the world, and the rest of the iceberg that will never see the light of day (except for the few people allowed into your bubble). Both sides are real, both sides are necessary, both sides feed off each other. But let me tell you, there is so much hell that goes into the hidden one, so you can actually produce a piece of heaven. Here are some of the biggest pains in a Creator’s life…

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2 Steps to Save a Life — How Do We Live Before We Die?

Aliveness 101. How do you live before you die? If I had to bring The Art of Being Alive down to 2 daily life shots in your veins, what would I do for you? What would I want you to do for me? How can we set each other free, for free?

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5 Causes for Creative Block & How to Walk through Walls.

Dear Creator, have you been banging your head against too many walls to count lately? Do you ever miss having both, the dreaming and the doing, working together and in synergy, to get you faster where you need to go?

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30 Days of Writing — The Daily Muse.

“Writing is so difficult that I feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment hereafter.” (Jessamyn West)
Daily inspiration, musings & updates on my progress during the 30-Day Writing Challenge.

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30 Days of Writing: Write Yourself Alive! (I)

It’s easy to say No to people, things or activities that don’t interest you. But it’s the hardest thing in the world to refuse the good for the best. And you can only find the strength to do so, if you have a greater-than-you Yes, burning in your chest…

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7 Myths & Truths About Creativity.

Creativity will turn you into a river. And you’ll be filled with fish and creatures. And people will have picnics right by you. Some will swim in you and others drink out of you. And that’s the meaning of life.

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