FYFW 2014: Fear of the Unknown

It’s my 3rd Annual Face Your Fear Week! Today we’re talking about the fear of the unknown. When you don’t know what’s ahead, it’s easy to stay put right where you are. Chris and I procrastinated FOR YEARS about moving to San Francisco. We had a lot of good reasons to move from Chicago to […]

Digital Products Don’t Have to Be Scary

It’s my 3rd Annual Face Your Fear Week! Today I have a special post for Blacksburg Belle’s Blog Tour for her upcoming workshops on CreativeLive. Are you ready to make your creative work more lucrative, stable, and sustainable in the long-term? Join April Bowles-Olin for an introduction to digital products and how they can enhance […]

FYFW 2014: Fear of Success

It’s my 3rd Annual Face Your Fear Week! Today we’re talking about the fear of success. Sometimes it’s scary to be successful—even if you’re aiming for something you’ve always wanted! You might be fearful of making more money than your spouse, so you don’t apply for that high-paying job you’d be perfect for. You might […]

FYFW 2014: Fear of Failure

It’s my 3rd Annual Face Your Fear Week! Today we’re talking about the fear of failure. No matter how much we want a certain outcome, eventually we’re going to bump up against disappointment in our lives. It can be heartbreaking to experience failure, and most of us will do just about anything to avoid it. […]

Editor’s Notebook 13

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Habits: Strategy of Loophole Spotting. Which one of these excuses do you use the most? 10 Things to Do During the First 10 Minutes of Your […]

7 Painless Steps for Breaking Your Bad Habits

Breaking bad habits is a lot like breaking up with your high school boyfriend. You remember him right? The one with the drug problem who was always pressuring you to hang out all night at the 7-11 with him and his skater friends. No? Well, I had a boyfriend like that, and I was magnetically […]