Posts tagged passion

Live Your Story | Episode 3: Be your own personal advocate

In Episode 1: What are you all about?, we talked about how to be proactive in the story you want to tell with your life.  In Episode 2: If it hurts, stop doing it, we uncovered how changing one area in your life that frustrates you can impact and improve the overall way you live your life.

The third and final episode in the Live Your Story series, Episode 3: Be your own personal advocate is about sustaining change, and what it means to really believe in the life you’re designing.

Ready for the challenge? Watch the video now!


Seeking clarity

As 2015 approaches, I’m starting to think about the future of this blog and Life Experience Design. But to think of where I’m going, it helps to look back on how far I’ve come…

This past year, I’ve cast a wide net of endeavors, from writing a book to starting my line of inspirational stationery, to starting (and ending) a Meetup group and creating mini-journey experiences through emails and more recently, videos.

I’m telling you all of this, dear reader, because in 2013 none of this existed. It’s amazing what you can do if you just…do it.  Read More

Ten questions

I was inspired to answer these ten questions from Maryn, a fellow inspirational blogger (and my former college roomie!). Check out her blog at The Well, and I invite you to answer these questions, too!

1.  What is the first creative moment you remember? Interestingly, I remember getting my hand caught while trying to open (or close?) the piano seat. The seat was also a container for piano books. It reminds me that I was learning how to play when I was 5 or 6, but I remember crying a lot more than the actual practicing!

2.  What is the best idea you’ve ever had? What made it great in your mind? Starting a stationery company called “SwiSh Productions” when I was in 6th or 7th grade. I would spend every night drawing designs with colored pens and coming up with poems and quotes. I wanted to inspire other people to reach for their dreams, because at the time, it’s exactly what I needed to hear. I didn’t think I was the only one.

3.  What is the dumbest idea? That I would have had to wait until I was really old (read: retirement age) to make it happen. Read More