“My life didn’t please me, so I created my life.” — Coco Chanel on How to Be a Woman.

To me, Coco Chanel set the first example that it was possible to care about both, your mind and looks equally, to cultivate and excel at both, the inside and the outside, to turn your defeats into opportunities, your weaknesses into strengths, to embrace your light and your darkness…

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Fall from the Highest Place: 7 Tough Lessons Learned from Failure.

“Never judge yourself by what you have done. Judge yourself in terms of what you will do.” — 7 fail-proof ways to accept, forgive & learn from your missed-takes…and be a goddamn phoenix.

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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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7 Steps to Think like Leonardo da Vinci: The Guide to Everyday Genius.

What does it mean to be a genius? Is genius born or made — or both? How do you practice brilliancy? How do you cultivate aliveness? How do you develop your multiple talents, loves and abilities and how can you evolve in every aspect that amounts to the complex equation of You?

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How to Survive the End of the World.

“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you don’t.” – Death is Change. Change is Life. Life is You…

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Try Evolution Instead of Resolutions: 5 Lessons I’m Still Learning.

“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another…”

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11 Superpowers You Didn’t Know You Had.

Extra-ordinary things don’t happen by chance. They happen to people bold enough to believe and attempt them. Awakening to your true nature is like a gentle hurricane. You have no idea how it started or how it found you — you just wake up one day in the burning heart of paradox and realize…

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