For the last two years and change, I’ve been doing personal interviews with vibrant, successful entrepreneurs, creatives and independents who are living all of themselves in the world.
Aligned with their truth, these people are weaving magic in the universe, helping others and coming alive—every single day.
My specifications? I sought out people who are truly showing up and expressing their full, authentic selves—no matter how messy or shadowy—in the world.
Inspired by “The Way I Work and “How I Work” columns in Inc. and Lifehacker, the Live All of You Interview Series will focus on play/purpose integration and insight into what it means to live fully and attract what we deeply desire in life, work and love.
I believe that feeling fully expressed in our body, spirit and soul is the secret to living our greatest life. And these entrepreneurs, writers, teachers, coaches, explorers, and leaders prove it—every day.
Continue reading Unveiling The “Live All of You” Interview Series
Coffee shops blaring reggae music. Coworking spaces where everyone wants to talk to you. Airplane seats with prying-eye passengers. Oh, the woes of not-so-starving writers who drink single-origin espresso.
But, for as well as it seems we treat ourselves—yoga breaks, tea breaks, two-hour lunch breaks (I learned recently that “break” meant that you were technically supposed to be doing work before and after. Mind, blown)—we can be pretty shitty to ourselves when it comes to commitments, resentment and real honesty. As solopreneurs or freelancers or whatever we want to call ourselves, we sometimes treat ourselves with way less regard than we’d ever let a partner.
It’s time we stop being our own worst-nightmare boyfriend. Here’s how to recognize and conquer those tendencies, and also be the travel-friendly, modern entrepreneur you want to be—you know, one who actually gets work done.
And not only work, but a writer’s work—a craft that requires dropping into a soft, still space inside of ourselves from which to pull gems or ashes or weeds, depending on the day, even when someone is yelling, “Almond-milk cappuccino on the bar!”
Continue reading How to Write Anywhere (And Stop Treating Yourself Like Crap)
Now presenting my new media series: Avocado Mornings!
Some people need coffee. I need nature’s butter. These videos/audios are filled with tried-and-true tips, strategies and perhaps ridiculous fun things I can’t anticipate, all to help you (and me) live a more authentic, expansive life.
This week’s episode: I just got a lot of shit done while traveling for 2.5 weeks. Here’s how I did it. (Below, I list the bite-sized versions—watch the video for elaboration, bad lighting, various “um”s, and my shirt falling off).
Continue reading 3.5 Tips to Be Productive While Traveling | Avocado Mornings #1