Lessons Learned While Writing Banish Your Inner Critic

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Work, Writing | No Comments
Lessons Learned While Writing Banish Your Inner Critic

I learned that I shouldn’t try to force the book’s content, my ideas, or my writing into a mold – that I should only do that which is authentic to myself. So much has changed in the last 8 years since I wrote my first book The CSS Detective Guide, but some things haven’t. As to […]

Banish Your Inner Critic Book Excerpt: “Readjust to Trust”

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Inspiration, Writing | No Comments
Banish Your Inner Critic Book Excerpt: “Readjust to Trust”

“Can you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?” — Danielle LaPorte, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and blogger Have you encountered a four-year-old lately? At this age, many children are very much themselves. They are clear about their likes, dislikes, and wants. They are wonderfully opinionated and sassy. They are […]

Fear: The Kryptonite of Creativity

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Articles, Creativity, Inspiration, Productivity | One Comment
Fear: The Kryptonite of Creativity

The majority of us know that fear is not helpful in general, but here’s why it’s particularly is bad for a creative from a neuroscience perspective: fear actually suppresses generative impulses in your brain. Deep inside, I believe we’d all like to express some level of design superpower. We’d like to be known to be […]