One of the things I was most looking forward to as we moved from an apartment to a house was the chance to paint an entire home exactly the way I wanted to. Get out of here with your rules on what shades I can use or where I can put my colors. My house; my walls, suckers! But what I didn’t realize until I finally had the chance to do exactly what I wanted, whatever I wanted, was how dang hard it would be.
Category: Behind the Scenes
In the modern era, you can’t just manage your own business. You have to become a brand. And, y’all, that’s freaking draining! You don’t get to shut it down and go home after your 9 to 5. You have to be “on” every time you answer an email, post to social media or respond to a comment. And when “on” means adopting a tone — a personality — that isn’t yours, it’s ten times as hard.
As I head out on a road trip with tons on my to do list, I will certainly have to lower my expectations for the amount of work I can complete if I want to enjoy this trip. But I also can’t go MIA for two weeks. This survival guide includes some key tips that I’ll be using throughout my weeks on the road.
Some mornings, I sit down at my computer to work on the latest blog for a client or a new chapter on my novel and I just. Can’t. Do it. But there is hope! Creativity isn’t something we artists have to wait on. We can take control of our creative experience and shock it back into action when it grows sluggish. Here are seven ways to get inspired and conquer your creativity desert!
Whether you’re a CEO, stay at home mom or a freelance writer like me, finding any amount of work/life balance is absurdly illusive, and knowing where to begin is equally as challenging. There’s always something that could be done…but what exactly should be done? The million dollar question.
I’m Erica, the brains behind the clacking computer keys! I’m an introverted extrovert, a sympathy crier who also loves to box, a person who reads comic books while wearing floral dresses…and plants flowers in Wonder Woman t-shirts. I’m a crazy collection of opposites and beyond excited to turn your astonishing personality into words that will build your business.
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