The ugly truth about creativity, inspiration and artistic production that nobody else is talking about

The ugly truth about creativity, inspiration and artistic production that nobody else is talking about

I’ve been reading a lot of books about creativity. All of them deal with the struggle of the creative life: art is WAR. Creativity takes effort. We have to fight through it. REAL art is about emotion, struggle, anxiety. Real art is about passion, True experience. Real art is Creating Something New – it’s a

The difference between being lazy and being uncompromising

The difference between being lazy and being uncompromising

Oh, how the world loves to throw the word “lazy” around. It’s the perfect insult, isn’t it? A single word that sums up every ounce of disdain for someone who appears to be doing… well, nothing. But let’s pull back the curtains on this term and uncover the grand deception. You see, being termed...

Why I bought a timeshare: Selling the dream of luxury travel – life on a permanent, 5-star vacation resort

Why I bought a timeshare: Selling the dream of luxury travel – life on a permanent, 5-star vacation resort

This week is our last week of a month and a half tour of Mexico. Although I’ve traveled extensively since I was young, and have made money online for several years, I’m only beginning to make enough money to really travel around, work from anywhere, and fully engage in nomadic living. During our time in

Starting over with nothing at 32: Thoughts on the creative life, independence and retirement

Starting over with nothing at 32: Thoughts on the creative life, independence and retirement

For the last week I’ve been avoiding my work: the pressures and responsibilities and deadlines have been building up, and like a turtle I react by disappearing, into junk food and catching up on popular TV series. But today I’m catching up – starting with a fancy breakfast of icecream strawberry waffles at a nearby