What’s the craziest idea you’ve ever had? What idea can you not stop thinking about? What’s that’s thing you’ve been saying to yourself or your friends, “it would be cool if” or “what if we did…?” Whatever the answer to that question is, that is what you should be doing. I have this thought about […]Read more "OutKick Your Creative Coverage"
You’re about to read my attempt at helping us find space for ourselves in a world that appears to be filling up. It is part two of Room For One More. If you haven’t read that post, take 4 minutes and go read it and then come back. Okay, here we go! As we go throughout […]Read more "Just Start Then Keep Starting"
Have you ever gotten good advice, but it just wasn’t good for you? The kind of advice that comes from people who genuinely love and care about you. In any other context, the advice would’ve been solid, but this time it just doesn’t sit right with you when you’re hearing it. It’s not that it’s […]Read more "Take The Dive – The Relationship Advice We All Need"
I recently had the opportunity to meet the most incredible woman. Her name was Jody, and she owned a gourmet Czech kolache bakery in Calvert, Texas. I just happened to walk in because it had a sign that said “real fudge.” Real fudge people! Do you really need another reason to walk into a place? […]Read more "Your Story is Worth Telling"
If money, time, connections, and personality didn’t matter, what would your dream be? I spend a lot of time asking myself this question because I believe it is one of the most important questions in life. Dreams are one of our most valuable commodities we can offer ourselves and our world. They keep us motivated […]Read more "It’s Time to Dream Again"
Jesus. What the heck. Like, what the heck. What is happening with my life? What am I doing with my life? Why am I messing up my life so royally? I am the king of screwing it up right now. I am terrible at managing my own freedom. I’m a loose canon, exploding at any […]Read more "The One Way to Clean Up the Mess in Your Life"
I want part of my life to be a writer, but, oddly enough, I don’t feel like I write enough. I love the idea of being a writer. Every time I picture it I am in a super hipsterish coffee shop with my MacBook and a Cappuccino. Or, I am in my super hip loft, […]Read more "Coffee Shop Inspiration"
This was a lot harder than I thought it would be. I was really excited about the idea, but I felt like I was trying too hard. I was searching for these “metaphorical resonances” (to steal a term from The Fault in our Stars) but was coming up blank. I wanted everything to be really […]Read more "Beautification Challenge Results"
I recently finished reading The Fault in our Stars by John Green. I would love to write about that soon, but, before I do that, I want to write about something that really captivated me in it. In the midst of the entire book, I have endlessly been thinking about the line, “People always get […]Read more "Beautification Challenge"
I am experiencing incredible amounts of difficulty coming up with a good introduction for this post. To me, there are so many facets involved in crafting an effective introduction. I’ve spent years learning the importance of having an intro that really captures people, but I have come up with three ridiculously average introductions so quickly […]Read more "Introductions and Identity Issues"