Creative on Purpose Blog
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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...
Goals matter. They matter a lot. In your endeavors, you need to know what you're aiming for. If you're going to make a difference, it ought to be a difference worth making.
And if you're spending your valuable (and irretrievable) time and attention on a goal, it makes sense to make sure that goal...
Why do we go to such lengths to avoid humiliation? Why are we so quick to exact humiliation on others? What happens if we seek humiliation for ourselves more frequently and project it on others less often?
Humiliation Is Human
Both words, humiliation and human, derive from the same ancient...
What's really holding you back from fulfilling your potential and delivering on your promise? Why are you not making the progress you desire in your life's endeavors?
Consider having a courageous and honest conversation with yourself. You'll discover that the biggest impediment to your...
You enhance your life most through work that serves others.
We’re inherently social creatures. Connecting and collaborating is how we survived as a species during our earliest days.
Unselfish concern for others, approaching shared challenges with an attitude of service, and working...
What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be happy? How can you be more of both?
"Seeking the very best in ourselves means actively caring for the welfare of other human beings. Our human contract is not with the few people with whom our affairs are most immediately intertwined,...
Belonging is a fundamental human need. In belonging we seek to be seen, heard, and understood. To belong is to be cared for and to care for others in return. Belonging requires courage, resilience, empathy, and grace.
Strong, vibrant communities are built on belonging. Belonging cultivates safety...
"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." - Heraclitus
Whether we're talking about shifting sands, shifting gears, a seismic shift, or shifting deckchairs on the Titanic, one thing's for sure, shift happens.
What's your relationship...