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How Social Media Killed My Creativity and What I Did to Fix It

The idea of sharing my deepest self, the quirky, weird, intensely analytical personality that likes to obsess over obscure topics, with my HS "friends" and 300 other "acquaintances," was terrifying to me. 

Closing The Creative Gap: Keep Making Things That Fall Short of Your Standards.

When I first heard Ira Glass talk about the "Creative Gap" in this video it changed my world. I remember sharing this video on Facebook because I thought everyone needed to hear it. That was around five years ago. It was a powerful message that sat with me, but it stayed in my deep mind. … Continue reading Closing The Creative Gap: Keep Making Things That Fall Short of Your Standards.

Atomic Habits: A Concept That Helped Me Cook Healthy Dinners More Often.

I listened, well am still listening to Rich Roll's podcast with James Clear about his new book Atomic Habits. It's a super long podcast, 2+ hours, which I personally love that length of interview, but the downside is that I have to listen in pieces. There were quite a few gems in it so far, my favorite … Continue reading Atomic Habits: A Concept That Helped Me Cook Healthy Dinners More Often.