Discomfort is the Currency of Your Dreams

Discomfort is the Currency of Your Dreams

The Sopranos as Therapy I’ve been binge watching The Sopranos for the last several weeks. That wasn’t an option back in the 90s/00s when it originally aired. I’ve seen most of it before, but what I’m struck by now is how strangely relevant the show is to my life and...
Your Perspective Determines Everything

Your Perspective Determines Everything

You don’t go around challenging the Law of Gravity much, do you? Most of us know exactly what will happen if we step out of a ninth-story window. But at the same time, we are unwittingly courting trouble through our lack of knowledge about many other natural laws that...
Feeling Good: Why It’s So Damn Important

Feeling Good: Why It’s So Damn Important

We all love to feel good. In fact, most of what we do (and don’t do) is because of how we think it will make us feel. But feeling good in the moment isn’t just about this one moment in front of us, it’s about the life that we are creating, the whole of it. Through our...
What Your Archetypes Reveal About You

What Your Archetypes Reveal About You

Anyone who has ever sought to change themselves has encountered the advice: “Know thyself.” It is perennial wisdom, espoused by the likes of Socrates, Shakespeare, Jung, and Pythagoras. In pursuit of that esteemed inner self-knowledge, people frequently turn to...
The Talent Myth

The Talent Myth

Today I’m starting a series of blogs about how you can cultivate mastery over your writer’s mindset.  What is a writer’s mindset? I like to think of it as your belief system, which comprises your habitual thoughts and attitudes toward your writing. It is what you are...