RADIATE your passion + STATE THE FACTS of what that passion generates (the results it brings for you and your customers) = HAPPIER SELF PROMOTION
If you’re on your creative edge, you will continuously want more. True desire is full and insatiable. She is appreciative and ceaseless. She is present and she sees possibility everywhere. This is the divine paradox of intentional creating. You’ll love what you’ve got with all your heart today, and you will be ready for more tomorrow… and the next day.
Our creativity and productivity flow has got to be A+ to back up our dreams. Here’s a roundup of our favourite apps for work and play.
Conscious career-generators! I’m starting something new. For you.
A Call to Create. This is such a beautiful offering from Rochelle Schiek. She sent it to me at just the right time. I’m using it to dig deeper so I can fly higher. You may want to do the same.
Meaningfulness. Reveal myself. Be compassionate. Don’t worry about being invited back. Go there. xo. I jotted this down when I began writing my book. I wanted a manifesto and it had to happen quickly because…I had a book to write.
5 pointers for developing freedom-based creativity & work habits. Which is to say, you’ve got to dissolve guilt and rock your own rhythm.
A note on CREATIVE FLOW…. I’m “working” today. Wasn’t planning on it. It’s a sunny, gorgeous Vancouver Sunday. But since my kid is running around the block with his neighbour buddies, I’m using this time to write, respond, vision.
I often hear “women are our own worst enemies” in terms of our culture. I’m tired of that argument. I think everyone is their own worst enemy, and I don’t think it’s about something women have specifically against each other.
There’s a difference between the definition of happiness and the definition of joy. It’s valuable to be aware of this because when things get tough, logic might want you to default to despair, or utter sadness or worse, you might think you have to choose between hardship and joy, or support and separation, or light and dark…
On Team D we ask two questions: #1: Are we in integrity, doing something good and useful? Yes? Great! Then we proceed to question #2: How do we move boatloads of our goodness?
Serving up a fresh batch of money nuggets, from random theories to daily habits.
CREATIVITY. CADENCE. CORE DESIRED FEELINGS. What it takes to make good stuff in the world. Notice when your dream has come true. If you’re addicted to accomplishing things, you might miss the fact that you’ve actually accomplished something pretty awesome.
You probably have notebooks of ideas. You may have ideas you haven’t told anyone about. There are ideas that the cosmos is waiting to tell YOU about it. Stop. Shhh. Did you hear that? It’s your next big idea. Stay still long enough and you’ll hear how to make it happen.
The long time of loud striving
the symbols of success
keeping time in my head
always a quarter b-b-beat behind…
I am looking
for a place
to put this fire…
Shakti — the force that animates, tenderly fierce, the wild mother girl crone wonder woman. It’s one of my Core Desired Feelings. Calling on the Divine Feminine. For you… Tap into this playlist and let your SHAKTI rise…
Desire enchants you to the woods
and has you push through the muck
with the patience of a Lotus.
Search everywhere for your keys.
And then she makes you drive all night, desire,
With no map or insurance.
We visualize to manifest. Vision boards, motivational quotes on your desk. Ideas on sticky notes to inspire. At the root of desire mapping is this notion: Knowing how you want to feel is the most powerful form of clarity you can have. And…being reminded of your core desired feelings is part of the practice. Like so…
1. At the moment I have 225 notes in my “Blog – DRAFTS” notebook in Evernote. At least half of them will never see the light of day. 2. I read some of my shitty first drafts and…
All the ideas, the seemingly competing goals, the various opportunities, and the compelling projects…What to do, which to choose, where to start? Right here.
One of my favourite interviews. If you haven’t “gotten” Desire Mapping yet — this is where I lay out the key steps.
This is one of my favourite interviews with one of my favourite people. Marie Forleo and I get all Jersey Girl, definitely deep, and as always, real, on goal setting and Desire….
You know — right this very minute — what’s not working in your life. You don’t have to think about it for too long. The question is: How do you feel about destroying what must be destroyed in your life?
Groove-gasmic music, magazine covers you want to lick, and MoreLoveLetters.com… My latest “I’m Loving” list for you.
Inspiration hunters, Circle of Fire launch, and blaming your parents (don’t do it anymore): The July Roundup
July 2012 Roundup: We wiped out threats to creativity, faced the fear driven questions and helped Malawian girls stay in school.
(For best results, watch this every morning, before big meetings, when you’re about to make the big leap, when in doubt, when your faith needs to be fueled, when you just need someone to say, “You got this.”)
How do you usually tell people what you do? And if you’re not giving yourself full credit for your work in the world — whether you’re rocking a cash register or leading a team of twenty — How can you light it up when you say what you do?
Some books are transmissions of energy. There’s something ineffable beyond the words themselves, and you know that you’re getting a download as you connect with the text. Dying To Me by Anita Moorjani is one of those incredible books.
When someone has the good sense and conviction to stop doing what’s not working for them, well, it calls for a national holiday. The brilliance of simplification needs to be celebrated! It often goes like this…
February 2013 Roundup: You’re down to the last minutes, poised + ready to go after months of planning and jamming, when suddenly… you want to throw up. Embrace the potential genius of the last-minute knowings.
Give it your all. Give it away. Your desires are being held in the hand of the cosmos with incredibly sturdy care. Life is not testing you. She is rooting for you.
wear your white shirts. get them pressed. use your good dishes — everyday. shave on weekends. do not wait for special occasions. do not tuck your best away in the drawers, in the back of the closet, in your heart…
Whenever I talk to Hiro Boga, I know I’m in the presence of…true presence. Rare and lucid is she. Hiro is a master intuitive who has helped thousands of clients, including me, fire up their creative sovereignty — the ability to rule your inner world, with dignity and intention. I spoke to Hiro the other day, and the conversation was luminous, indeed…