Self-proclaimed hippie chick, living my journey of brave vulnerability one day at a time. My goal is to help you connect with the passionate, creative being that lives inside your soul. If this is your groove, I suggest you stick around... (More about me here).
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It's so hard to justify late nights, extra weekends off and time away from loved ones. It's hard to get up every morning, actually putting to action the things you just dreamt about. It's not easy explaining why your perfect job isn't working out. All of these things are difficult but necessary. The life of an entrepreneur is a hard one, but you cannot continue to accept the alternative as a decent replacement.
Sincero teaches each chapter with the approach of mastering your mindset on whatever topic you need help with. If you believe you are a fat, lonely, loser then you will continue to be a fat, lonely, loser because your mind says so. On the flip, if you believe you are an amazing, beautiful woman, you will be an amazing, beautiful woman, because you believe it! Perception is reality, folks.
If you are anything like me at all, you may feel like you're constantly at odds with your creative self. That part of you is alive and well and yet somehow it's always getting overshadowed by that darn, logical part of your personality! I picked up Big Magic, a book by Elizabeth Gilbert as a step towards overcoming this conflict. To my surprise, I read the entire book in two days and found it jam-packed with tons of helpful wisdom on how to live the best version of my creative self, without being so finicky all the time!
When the waves are fierce and you are trying your hardest to ride out them out so you can get back to standing up, really what you need most is to just relax and turn inward for guidance...It is so easy to get caught up in everyone and everything around you. Groupthink is a common epidemic and it isn’t shaping...
Wether you’re a business person, an entrepreneur, a musician or a sculptor, the following five books are my recommended reading on how to engage your creativity on a higher level.
The human psyche is such a delicate thing. We hardly realize the sabotage we put on ourselves. I think our own mind tricks us into thinking other people and situations are sabotaging our plans, when more often than not, it truly is of our own doing.
On the outside, it looks like you’re crushing it. Your grades are sky-high, your resume is polished to a 'T' and your friends know they can always count on you. Everyone is so proud of you for being such a clean, predictable, put-together person.
Have you experienced this? The anxiety of small, daily decisions can easily wrap itself around our thoughts so intensely that we become completely paralyzed in our ability to make healthy, productive motions towards reaching our goals. In that aspect, overthinking destroys dreams.
For many of us, our individuality is the key to our success, and as creatives, we know we must harness confidence and courage in this individuality in order to thrive in our personal and professional lives. Despite the message on the megaphone, it is okay to dance to the beat of your own drum. It's okay to wear something crazy. People often times enjoy something off-beat if only for a refreshing outlook...