Creative Words to Light Your Artistic Fire

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our twice-monthly email list full of resources, news and whimsy . Thanks for visiting!   If you’ve been feeling stuck creatively, it can feel like madness to even imagine creating anything new. I’ve compiled a few of my favorite quotes on the subject of creativity – words that have helped… Read more →

The Man 2014

20 mantras to help you survive your return to the “default world” (whether you’re returning from vacation, Burning Man, or any other personal utopia)

I recently returned from my third year at Burning Man and, as usual, heard a lot of people referring to the “default world” (that is, the world outside of the temporary city created in the desert).   While I understand the concept associated with this term, it’s always sort of bugged me. As a fiercely independent, rabble-rousing creative type, I’ve… Read more →

Me, circa my early 20s

How a Chronic Underachiever Became a Businesswoman With Dreams

  If you’re trying hard to be anything but yourself, maybe it’s time to find a place where you can come as you are… I’ve always been a fiercely independent, “no-one-pushes-me-around” type. I wasn’t one to pick fights in my younger years – I was more of a silently plotting, quick-witted type. As a gangly and awkward preteen, even, I still… Read more →