I’m Not The Only One

When I was a kid, more than one teacher said I was a daydreamer. They didn’t mean it as a compliment. It was their way of accusing me of lacking focus and having a wandering mind. And I did—it’s always been a little too easy for my thoughts to take off on a little meandering

Creating Creativity

It’s hard to be creative. I don’t mean that some of us aren’t because absolutely all of us are. I mean it’s hard to find the time to really open up to that side of ourselves and see where imagination can take us. For that, I need room to stretch out in a place without

Wake Your Inner Artist

I think inside everyone there’s a creative genius waiting to bloom. We’re all crazy good at something, even if we don’t know what that something is yet. And when we find it and feed it, we find the power that only we have to remake the world. It can be anything—music, poetry, photography, cooking, collaging,
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Night Brained, Right Brained?

I am not a morning person. I am a creature of the night. When the sun goes down I wake up. Which is great except that when the sun comes up, I just can’t and conflict ensues—between me and my alarm, me and my job, me and the world. It’s hardly on purpose. I’m reading

A New (To Me) State Of Mind

You know that space between being awake and falling asleep? Those few minutes when you aren’t really in either place but somewhere in between? It’s a crazy time. We’re starting to dream but we’re still alert enough to know it, which makes strange things happen in our brains and lets our brains take advantage of