The ramblings of a creative & entrepreneur on all things creative and personal growth.

Organize All the Things

Estimated 2 min read

When it comes to making plans for myself, let’s just say I’m not a fan. When it comes to making plans for projects, events or logistics for user experiences, I can go all day, get creative with it and overall enjoy the experience. So here I am on day two of my challenge (missed part

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Constraints Reveal Innovation

Estimated 3 min read

Today marks day one of a ten-day challenge being held by Gumroad. You can learn more about the challenge here. Why am I sharing this with you? Well, that’s a very good question. Often I find myself wanting to shake things up a little, venture out and do something new, but mostly to keep myself

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The Experiences We Create

Estimated 3 min read

As a person with a passion in user experience, I often find myself taking note of the various experiences I find myself going through on a daily basis when going through a store. Often due to my skin color I find myself in very unique, experiences that would probably anger some but, for the most

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On the Road to Excellence

Estimated 6 min read

Ever since I was a kid, writing was my way of escape. I felt as if the simplicity of pen and paper could transport my soul to a much purer place. A place where things were serene and peaceful. A place where my train of thought could continue without being interrupted or held back out

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It Will Be Okay

Estimated 2 min read

We are our own worst critics. This is a saying that I’m sure you’ve heard before yet is one where the reality of its meaning isn’t fully thought upon. Usually when we hear it, it’s brushed off as something someone says to us in order to make us feel better. The thing we don’t realize

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All Things New

Estimated 7 min read

Every so often, I tend to do a deep review of the previous month, quarter or year. I take a look at the goals I may have written down as well as the goals completed. It’s during this time I’ll either leave a little depressed or highly motivated for the new month and all the

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The Power of a Child’s Heart

Estimated 1 min read

Children have the ability to brighten our lives in the most unique of ways. As we drive to and fro in order to complete our errands, attend meetings, and anything else that requires driving, getting there quickly is often a priority for most but what happens when an everyday speedometer meets the drawings of children? Let’s

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Breaking the Bounds of Criticism

Estimated 5 min read

“The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.” – Napoleon Hill As a creative, I’ve found many segments of my work put under severe criticism, some helpful while others complete rubbish belted forth from a place

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The Faith that Moves Mountains

Estimated 4 min read

We tend to look at faith as something that weak people use in order to justify a viewpoint within their religion, or just another thing in this world that will ultimately lead to disappointment. Yet faith is so much more. In order for us to understand how faith moves mountains we must first take a

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Artists vs Toolsmiths

Estimated 5 min read

Often I find myself biting my tongue at many instances where incompetence at times is just overwhelming. After running into another situation where incompetence was at its peak, a thought hit me, toolsmiths seek to gain satisfaction from how well they were able to execute a task with a given tool, while the artist aims

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Think About…

Estimated 4 min read

When everything is said and done, you and I are the lucky ones. At the start of our lives, we have nothing but the skin on our backs and we undergo one of the biggest most frightening experiences of our lives, quickly going from a place of safety and warmth right into a world full

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Aim to be your Best

Estimated 4 min read

Sunny mornings by David Yarde

Aim to always do your best especially in the moments it seems like going with the flow and being mediocre is enough. Set the bar higher and crush it with everything you’ve got. What happens when you’ve set the bar so high that you’ve started to scare yourself? How does one react when the unexpected

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