Learning Over Knowing

The Crow & The Pitcher [Aesop’s Fables] In a spell of dry weather, when the Birds could find very little to drink, a thirsty Crow found a pitcher with a little water in it. But the pitcher was high and had a narrow neck, and no matter how he tried, the Crow could not reach […]

The Power of Storytelling

Have you ever thought about why kissing a toddler’s elbow after a small bump works? With a kiss, a hug, and maybe an imaginary band-aid for extra special healing, this tiny human is ready to head back out and do the very thing that had shaken them up in the first place. What is it […]

Find Freedom by Ignoring Sunk Costs

Let’s say you’re living your best life, sailing on the yacht of your dreams. The time and money you’ve spent to obtain this treasure is significant. Along the way, you run into a storm and the boat is damaged beyond repair and begins to sink. What do you do? Stick with it because of the […]

Rethinking Analysis Paralysis

At first glance, the idea of free will is exciting. The possibilities are endless. You start thinking about all the things you can do and want to do. The ideas don’t stop rushing and you’re feeling all: But then, when it’s time to take action, you end up more like this: How did this happen? […]

Why Every Creative Has or Needs a Bit of Impostor Syndrome

This wasn’t the first time she sat in her chair with tears threatening to spill down her cheeks in frustration. In fact, it was the third time today that she found herself fighting feelings of hypothetical failures that threatened to suffocate every creative cell in her body. Fraud. That’s the word that the monsters in […]

In Defense of “Laziness”

I am a big believer that everything is not exactly absolute. There are many things that unfortunately get a negative connotation when there can also be positivity to find in them. So here is my quick defense for the positivity of laziness. Laziness is mainly characterized by a lack of effort or activity. But if […]