Starting somewhere is better than starting nowhere

Can I confess something? I’m having a heck of a time starting this blog. Last March (oh man has it been that long?) I got it in my head this needed to be a thing. I’ve had a craft blog for a few years, but there are other topics I wanted to explore. Topics that needed a different home. Like why are we so bad at teaching people about finance? and how can artists use growth hacking! and what does your money look like if you never want to retire? So I began jotting down post ideas...

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You only have to do one thing today

You know what sucks? Ending the day and feeling like you’ve accomplished nothing. Especially when you were busy all day (Hi, emails). You know what’s worse? Ending the week, month, or even the year *gulp* feeling like you’ve accomplished nothing. I’m all about the to-do list. ALL about it. And I’ll have days when I’m ripping through that list at an admiral speed, but I’m not actually working towards things that really matter to me. The things...

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Whatever you’re scared of, do that

Ahhh the midlife crisis. Or quarter life crisis. Or this week crisis. (?) We’ve all been there. And we’ll all be there again. That super fun feeling of being completely, utterly stuck and not knowing what to do next. But you know what the cool thing is? You do know. You do know what you need to do next. It’s whatever you’re afraid of. It’s the thing you casually (or maybe not so casually) day dream about like running a marathon or starting a YouTube channel or...

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Treat your life as a series of two week experiments

This. This I can do. Committing to an indefinite lifestyle change is, well, daunting. “I’m going to start waking up earlier! I’m going to start running! I’m going to start eating healthy!” Somehow the larger the undertaking feels, the easier it is to keep pushing the start date. “I’ll start tomorrow!” turns into months, or even years, and that’s when the shame sets in. And shame is a total confidence killer. The cure? Action. Stop...

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