This Productivity Hack is Where Meditation Meets Getting Stuff Done

The lit candle focuses my mind. It calms my brain, and everything gets quiet and stops. Some suggest lighting a candle and focusing on the flame while meditating, and I’ve found this helps my workflow as well.

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Lessons from the Kitchen Compost Pot

Sixty percent of all waste that ends up in American landfills is organic. That’s a ton of organic material that will never be able to decompose because it doesn’t get the oxygen it needs to decay. And that’s a damn shame, considering the fact that 30-40% of our individual household waste could be composted and…

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Healthy Reasons to Get Naked

You have the right to strut around the house naked. There are delightful reasons to shed your clothes. It boosts confidence and makes you feel better in your own skin. It helps us accept ourselves. Perhaps it’s because we’re not trying to fight anything. We’re not fighting fashion, tight straps, skinny jeans, and there’s no…

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A Warm Winter Day

The first thing I do every morning is let the dogs out. Even on the coldest days, It’s a nice way to wake up. I bring my warm lemon water outside and walk around our 2 acres as the dogs zip around. Usually when I’m out walking with my dogs in the morning, I look…

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5 Books That Helped Me Follow My Calling

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert source Liz’s joy about the creative life is both intoxicating and infectious. She views creativity as a spirit of sorts. Like a witch’s familiar, or a house elf. This whimsical concept compels the reader to not take their own art TOO seriously, and to treat their art with kindness. What I most…

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Dear Artists: You Gotta be Patient.

It’s an irony to write this. Right now, it’s almost midnight, and I’ve been working all day. But it’s alright – it doesn’t feel like work. I’m just thankful that Charles took me to the brewery for a while so I could sip on a beer and enjoy a change of pace. But anyways, the…

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