Juggling Too Much? How I’m Starting to Focus

This week, I watched a video on lynda.com called “Getting Things Done,” by David Allen. This is Allen’s organization system, and he has a book about it and coaches about it, etc. Being an admin assistant, part of me actually thought, “I’m…

What’s the Point of the Arts?

I do believe the arts are a spiritual endeavour, one that’s not always easily put into words. But when I read about cuts to the arts in schools, or run into someone who asks what the point is of studying literature or…

We are Creative Adults: Age is Irrelevant

This week’s post is short, because the week has been full of celebrations, and they’re going to continue into the weekend. Our culture values youth, and I think it’s a great thing. Only a generation or two ago, youth were told to…

Foreheads, Grade 10, and Stories

If there’s one thing I’d wish I’d done more of, it’s pay attention in English class, specifically grade 10 English class. That’s when we studied Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology ad nauseum. Maybe it was my religious upbringing (more so in the…

Keep Your Online Presence Simple

The downside to being creative is that your creativity can show up when it’s perhaps not as beneficial to your day-to-day running. In my case, it happened with my online presence: two websites, a blog, and five domains (those three plus two…