Insight and Inspiration for Living Your Legacy
When was the last time you had a revelation? What was it? Why was it so astounding?
When you zoom out from an epiphany, often the only thing that's a surprise is the fact that it's come as a such a shock.
Most of the time, a revelation is something we've seen, heard, or experienced many times...
When things work out how you planned, it’s easy to assume it’s due to your genius and good planning. When things don’t, it’s easy to blame others or fate for conspiring against you.
The truth is, there are never guaranteed outcomes.
This is especially true for creative...
What new routines or relationships would promote progress in the difference only you can make? Are you instituting them today?
Too often, we schedule a time to adopt, embrace, and initiate better habits and connections in the future. "I'll start tomorrow (or next week, or next month, or next...
Where do you want to be a week, month, or year from now in your endeavor?
What's your strategy for staying the course and maintaining momentum toward that goal?
Difference-makers like us possess active imaginations, abundant energy, and enthusiasm-to-spare for generating new idea and leaping...
Where do you collide with difference-makers like those found at Creative on Purpose?
Insight is delivered...
Generosity, selflessly giving to another, is an act of kindness we engage in to boost others’ well-being.
Paradoxically, giving is also one of the easiest and quickest ways to upgrade your mood.
Why is that?
A significant factor is the feeling of connection and belonging that generosity...
Ever notice how well you're able to recognize how someone else is getting in their own way but can't recognize how you do the very same to yourself?
Why is that?
The problem is that our default is to work from the inside out. Our attitudes and habits are primarily framed by our own...
How do you make progress with the difference only you can make?
I begin every day by writing down a to-do list.
I then select the one thing on that list that, if I accomplished it, would move my endeavor forward the furthest and the fastest.
Everything else goes on my don't-do list.
There are activities worth pursuing as DIY (do it yourself) projects.
For instance, I get a lot of joy out of preparing meals for my family. Sure, I might check out a recipe online or a YouTube video if it's a dish I never made before, but I find fulfillment in the hands on experience...
Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with being a dabbler.
I dabble in plenty of activities. I putz around the kitchen, lose myself in little graphic design projects, and amuse myself with writing poetry.
What about you? What hobbies or pastimes do you play around in?
The danger is...
Not that there's anything wrong with dreams. They're important.
Visionary ideas, wild reveries, and fanciful musing can inspire and even inform our aspirations. But don't fool yourself; dreams are not goals.
Dreams are ever-changing, immeasurable, out of reach, whimsical, and...