I have a lot of goals. I’ve always been one to make bucket lists, New Year’s lists, to-do lists, constantly keeping an eye on the short and long-term. So often, I’ve look at other people who see to be moving towards their dreams and would ask, “How do you it all?” For years I felt
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Start a business. Write a book. Quit a life-draining job. Travel the world. What are the things you really want to do, but feel like you can’t quite take the leap? How are you waiting to express yourself? What do you feel you are hiding from the world? What needs to finally be set free?
Okay, I hear you: you’re creative, you’ve got a great idea (or ten), and you’ve always wanted to do something with your life. You think that if you could just make it happen – write that book, launch that project, get yourself out into the world in a big way – that you would change
I’ve always compared creative projects to relationships, especially when your projects are long-term commitments, as many often are. You have days where you’re totally in love. It all feels right. It feels like it’s “the one.” And then the next day, out of nowhere, hard questions creep up: is it just a phase? Hormonal? Naive?
I used to think that if I reached a certain goal – say, publishing my first article, or my first book, or starting a band – that I would suddenly feel like I’d “made it” in some way. And of course, once you do accomplish something you’ve set out to achieve, no one can take