Practice Caring to Practice Courage

Not caring about what other people think is not the same as putting ourselves out there and being courageous. Courage requires risk. It requires that, should we fail, there will be consequences. If we do not care about what other people think, no matter how personal and meaningful the work we do is, there is…

Courage Requires Risk

Courage means showing up, even if it breaks your heart. They are often the things we avoid most fervidly that we need more than anything to do. These are the experiences that cause us the most fear, the experiences that we know will cause us pain and heartache. They are also the things that, if…

Permission is a Form of Procrastination

“Part of my job is moving forward without permission.” —James Victore If you wait until other people approve of your idea before you act on it, it will already be too late. The best ideas do not have an audience yet because the best ideas are something that no one else has imagined yet. Changing…

Art Is A Creation Shared

Art is not art until it touches someone. It is easy to create something that no one else will ever see, hear, touch, or feel, to keep it to yourself where it is safe, where you are safe. Creation itself is easy. It only takes time. Putting your creation into the world and shining a…