The Secret to Prioritizing Yourself

Not sure how to prioritize yourself? It doesn’t start with having more time—it starts with giving yourself permission. Last Saturday, I spent six hours in the morning driving my kids between the ACT, play practice, high school orientation, and the pool. Six. … Read More

How My Inner Artist Came Out of Hiding

I have always felt like a visual artist in hiding. As a little girl, I felt drawn to creating with my hands. I was fascinated with details and the precision of my work. I made gifts for everyone, partially out of financial … Read More

Why I Need Community to be Creative

Last summer, I abandoned a creative project that I was really excited about.  It wasn’t until recently that I realized why: I needed community to be creative. Did the Road Runner ever crash?  Fall? Get smashed by a boulder? Not that I … Read More

Stop Trying To Stick to Something

How do you stick to something? My answer: I don’t, and I stop trying. Feel familiar? If you are like me, you are endlessly searching for the best diet, time management planner, or reminder app to keep on track.  Let it go! … Read More

Motherhood on Autopilot

I never thought I would experience motherhood on autopilot, until this happened. Recently, I shared a story with my team (I even hesitate to go on to share it with you here…gulp).  It’s about a hot, August day when something happened to … Read More

How to Make the Perfect Creative Space

Wondering how to make a creative space? The secret lies in noticing how environments affect you—and acting on it. This past summer, I spent two weeks subletting a friend’s apartment in NYC. Although I LOVE the city, the place I lived for … Read More

The Art of Consistency

Do you ask yourself why you can’t stay consistent? It’s time to say goodbye to perfectionism and hello to daily commitment. I’ll never forget a life-changing flight I took from Charlotte to San Diego. I was sitting next to two men traveling … Read More

Need Inspiration? Don’t Do Anything.

Need inspiration? Slow down and try being idle. Inspiration and creativity come when we make space. Today, I give you permission to do nothing. That’s right: absolutely nothing. Life in 2018 is filled with too many things that feel like doing nothing: … Read More