creative journey

Making My Goal

Making My Goal

You know what I’m thinking a lot about today? Goals. Setting them. Keeping them. Talking about them. Or in this case, writing about them. I was watching a Casey Neistat video recently where he was talking about his goal to run the equivalent of several full marathons within a few days. (He has a self-admitted addiction to running). The point of the video wasn’t really about running though. It was about making a promise to yourself, and then keeping it. Pushing until you feel it.

When I set out at the beginning of August with a goal to write a blog post every day, I honestly wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to do it. If accomplished, it would be my most consistent blogging period EVER. But I knew I had to try. Mainly, for two reasons 1) I knew that if I wanted to really get my blogs launched I was going to need to build my muscle in the discipline department. And 2) although somewhat related, I knew I needed to try to find my writing routine.

Showing Myself the Way

Showing Myself the Way

It's hard to put into words really... what I'm thinking and feeling these days about my creative journey. It makes for a challenging blog post, but I'm going to try nonetheless. What do you get when you combine equal parts self-confidence with self-consciousness? Mostly a frustratingly journey of starts and stops where I've found myself quickly motivated and inspired by others "success" only to feel empty and lacking of my own.

When Creatively Stuck, Believe in Yourself

When Creatively Stuck, Believe in Yourself

Like most creatives, I have my insecure moments. These are when I'm not sure what decision to make. When I can't see one definite plan, or clear path. When self-doubt is just over-whelming. This is when it's most important that I remember to believe in myself.