Why Choose Pain Over Fear

I catch myself doing it all the time. “Watch out you don’t fall.” “Be careful, you might hurt … Continue Reading

How to Cultivate an Obsession: Shelter the Spark

Do you guys remember Penelope Cruz’s role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona? She was the wild-eyed psychotic painter throwing … Continue Reading

What Fuels Creators?

I am pretty much unemployable – in the traditional sense. In fact, most fulfilled writers, creatives and entrepreneurs … Continue Reading

What It Takes To Be A Writer (Or Any Kind of Creator)

The Past My life as a writer started around the age of eight, when I wrote and illustrated … Continue Reading

Why Being Selfful is Important

Being ‘selfful’ is not like being ‘selfish’. First of all, there are no fish involved. And second of all, it … Continue Reading