Creating Our Lives

It is important to have some medium through which we are able to express ourselves. Much of our life these days is spent on the receiving end of information. We are bombarded with input and spend endless hours consuming other people’s ideas, opinions, and agendas. It is easy to forget that we are creative beings….

Win The Evening To Win The Morning To Win The Day

The tone of our day is set the night before. We often hear that if we win the morning, we will win the day. As a general rule, this is certainly true. How we wake up, the time we wake up, and what we do upon awakening and in the first few hours of our…

Joy In Creativity

Life is difficult enough as is, but imagine how much worse it would be without the arts. Whether we are talking about the fine arts, performing arts, culinary arts, or even martial arts, much of what makes life worthwhile is the product of creativity more than practicality. Of course, we need food, clothing, shelter, and…

A Path Of Errors

“Honor thy error as a hidden intention.“—Brian Eno, Oblique Strategies When we do creative work, we will make a lot of mistakes along the way. At least that is how it will feel. Our projects will not always come out the way that we wanted. We will sometimes find it difficult to get our ideas…

The Value Of An Idea

Our ideas are only as good as their execution. We may have great ideas, but if we fail to act on them, we will never know. Then again, our ideas may be terrible or they may need some tweaking, but, again, if we fail to act on them, we will never truly know. An idea,…