Creativity


To Take The ‘Third Option’

I’ve written an essay about the Life-Changing Magic of Side-Projects. In this essay, there is one section in particular that lists out the many rewards that side-projects have presented me with over the years and have done so for many who engage in the non-professional work of pursuing and creating things from your intrigues. This …


Notice ‘Little Thoughts’ – The Ideas That Start It All

Little thoughts. Ephemeral thoughts. Shower thoughts. Toilet thoughts. I hope to encourage you of the importance of noticing and deeply engaging with the passing ideas that seem so insignificant, yet are truly life-changing. At the start of this short piece, I will refer to these ideas as ‘little thoughts’, but by the end, I hope …


The Improv Strategy – How Jazz Artists & Writers Create Magic

Reality Shifts are inevitable. They arrive as they please and change how you may have previously seen the world and how you participated in it. Most of the time, they completely erase the truths you previously relied on. In times like these, the road ahead can seem uncertain. Even invisible. But there is one strategy …


I Stopped Asking These 3 Questions and Immediately Became a Better Artist.

‘Can I be doing more to encourage more creativity to surface itself from its precious depths?’ This is something I have gotten answers for previously — but it was instead asking: ‘Can I be doing less to encourage more creativity to surface itself?’ that gave me a tremendous career-changing boost. Oh, and the answer is …