Podcast

010: Comparison Stacking

010: Comparison Stacking

Comparing yourself to others keeps you from creating. We all spend way too much time beating ourselves up and thinking about how we’re lacking or how we should be better. This stops us from spending time building, creating and doing the things that we actually enjoy.  But I want you to know that you are amazing, just as you are. We’re all guilty of comparing ourselves to the mom on Instagram with the clean house or the Pinterest perfect birthday party. But I want to encourage you today to center yourself and distance yourself from the trap of comparison stacking....

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009: Creating with Kids

009: Creating with Kids

When you encourage your kids to get creative it’s important to let them take the lead. Introduce them to supplies, options and ideas but know that you don’t have to force it. I’ve noticed from creating with my own children that sometimes, it’s our own expectations around what a creative activity will look like that leads us to disappointment. There are a few things you can do to make creating with kids less stressful and more fun! Take some time to let go of those expectations and instead focus on creating intentional thoughts about the activity you’re encouraging them to...

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008: Failure Freedom

008: Failure Freedom

  I often hear people tell me they’re afraid to try lettering because they might fail. Our brains fear the thought of failure to the extent that it literally stops people in their tracks. So many people never start something because they’re afraid.  Can you imagine if you never started chasing after a dream because of that fear of failure? In this episode, I am talking about what it really means to fail and why you need to take a step back to examine the expectations you have for yourself. I explore how the real problem is often the story...

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007: Life Lessons From Chalk Art

007: Life Lessons From Chalk Art

Chalk art is one of my favorite mediums for creating. In fact, I’ve learned a lot of lessons over the years from chalk art. Lessons that are helpful when you start anything in life, but especially when you’re taking up a new creative skill.  These are lessons that you can apply to all of your creative endeavors whether that be hand lettering, painting or however you like to get creative! I will share the 5 life lessons that I’ve taken from chalk art as well as plenty of practical tips that you can take away to improve your chalk art...

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006: Guilt-Free Creativity

006: Guilt-Free Creativity

Why is it SO hard to invest time, energy and money into our own creative pursuits? As adults, we’re constantly encouraging children to learn, grow and increase their skills and creativity but when it comes to ourselves… We don’t make it a priority! In this episode, I am talking about the ways in which you can begin to indulge in guilt-free creativity. You deserve to make it happen for yourself and your own wellbeing. All it takes is just a little bit of effort, changing the way you think about it and making the steps to make it happen because...

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