The Bravery Block

Confidence or courage? Which do you need to be a writer? Let’s start with some definitions Confidence, according to google is a sense of self assurance arising from a belief in ones own abilities or qualities. Courage is defined as the ability to do something that frightens you. In practice, you need a measure of... Continue Reading →

Fear is my Super Power

Everyone asks successful people, what’s your secret? The secret is we are scared ALL THE TIME. It’s not a weakness. In fact, it’s the only time I can be brave. I talk about this all the time. So many people claim to value courage as a quality, and yet fail to recognize that courage is... Continue Reading →

The Truth Is…..

We cannot create message without a little mess. Your passion will piss people off. In fact, you will WANT your passion to piss people off. There is a saying - the truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. If you are pissing people off, that means you have gotten their... Continue Reading →

Your Pet Neurosis

I am an avid meditator. If you have been reading my blog for any length of time, you will know this. I have been cultivating a daily sitting practice for about four years now and let me tell you this shit has changed my life. I have worked with a variety of different kinds of... Continue Reading →

Real Talk. 

Growth is scary. Facing your shit is hard. Uncomfortable feelings are no fun. Staying small would be easier. And yet I continue to move ahead. Ugly cry, splash some water on my face, get a decent nights sleep, slap on some lipstick, and get back to work. It’s the work that I am called to... Continue Reading →

The Creativity Gremlins

I enjoyed creating last weeks audio blog so much that I did it again 🙂 One of the themes that came up in the #WriteNow group on Facebook is the fearful and frustrating self talk that comes with being a creative person. In this audio I address what that self talk actually is, who faces... Continue Reading →

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