Do These 5 Little Things to Change Your Life

Do these 5 little things, not just to change your life, but to make yourself happier, and maybe even make a big decision to move across the country. 😛 With my imminent move from New York to Portland, I have been contemplating… what is going to be different? I somehow had this idea that moving to a new place will …

The 5 Stages Of Living Your Passion

This article was originally published on Forbes.com. “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” — Mary Oliver Do you have a creative power rising inside you? It may be creative fuel or just a passionate …

How to make your imposter syndrome work for you

How To Make Your Imposter Syndrome Work For You

This article was originally published on hermag.co. Every time I’m about to publish something, I hear this voice: “Are you sure you want to say that?” “Who gives you permission to say that?” I have written eleven books, but each time I think, ‘uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going …

When Doing What You Love Becomes A Distraction

When Doing What You Love Becomes A Distraction

This is a continuation of my adventure in Portland. Last week I wrote about how I’ve been stripped of everything that I do that defines who I am. If you haven’t read it, click here. On that first day of going back to work, all I had was… work, which really made up only about 20% of my life. Everything …

Do you define yourself by being productive

Do You Define Yourself By Being Productive?

I’ve been traveling for the past 3 weeks, hanging out with my nephew in Seattle, chilling with college friends in Hood River, and finally settling in Portland for a few weeks to try out a different lifestyle. To be really honest, it hasn’t been a productive couple weeks for me. The lifestyle in general is way more relaxed than what …

how goal setting can set you back

How Goal Setting Can Set You Back

At the beginning of this year, I set a business goal for myself. This was something that I had refused to do for years — why set goals that I can’t control? But it felt true this time, as a commitment to myself. I said it out loud that I’ll have a certain number of clients by the end of …