7 Lists to Move Through Creative Block and Catalyze Flow
What do you do when nothing’s coming? How do you show up for the creative work you long to be doing when you don’t have time for it? These are the questions
22 learnings from 2022
In the Great Christmas Miracle of 2022, my husband Michael and I got a sitter so we could leave the house — simultaneously! at night! — to go to a Holiday party in NYC.
Why the Postpartum Phase is Essential to Our Creative Process
One month ago today, I gave birth to my daughter Milagro 💫 Several hours after the birth, a compassionate postpartum nurse was helping me prepare to walk across the room for the first
A Case for Self-Doubt
This morning, I made a list in my journal called “THINGS I DON’T WANT TO PASS DOWN TO MY NEXT KID.” Naive—I’m aware. Of course I will pass down my baggage to my
10 Lies Keeping Your From Your Creative Potential
Do you ever feel resistance to doing the things you most want to do? You truly long to be writing, but the dishes are a quicker win. You want to
The One Thing We Can’t Outsource
The problem with other people’s advice is not necessarily that it’s bad. The problem with other people’s advice is that it can cause you to betray the most important relationship of your life.
When innovation doesn’t win. 3 truths from a pumpkin
Way back in the prehistoric land of the late 1980s, I entered a pumpkin carving contest at our local flower shop. I was five. The contest was open to all ages
13 thoughts on motherhood, 13 months in
1. It’s ok to love your child utterly and not cherish every moment (even when people offer *helpful* tips like “soak up every minute! Enjoy the easy days while they last!”). Embracing the paradox = the secret to parenting. And life.
Your creativity loves you
Do you know that moment in the creative process where you feel like you are wrestling a demon, and when you finally feel like you’re about to wrangle the dang thing to the ground, it breaks free, roaring toward you with renewed ferocity? I’m