What gets you pumped? What do you listen to? I started thinking about my “go to” music playlist after reading an article on Seahawks.com. One of the newer members of the team, running back Freddy Jackson, offered up the five songs that get him pumped up for game time.
My early morning routine has been called into question several times, mostly by my confused night owl friends. They can’t understand the compulsion to wake up bright and early to write, read or just fill my creative tank.
I get up early because no one else is up. I get up because no one is sending me emails or hijacking my agenda for their own needs. I get up because my muse is early riser.
However, the real reason I get up early is because I suffer from creative guilt . . . a painful, soul-crushing disease that makes devalues how I choose to express myself.
The amount of time in any given day is the same for all of us. It’s the one resource that can’t be increased, added on or supplemented with a loan. To that end, it is the most valuable one. I believe there is no such thing as managing time — but you can manage your choices and how you spend your time.
Every now and again, I think we need a reset to fully appreciate the world we live in — and notice the things that weren’t on our radar before.
“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” Habits, defined as an action one performs on a daily basis automatically without having to conscientiously think about it, are powerful things. They can turn actions into attitudes and attitudes into a lifestyle that is difficult to alter or give up. It …
The idea for to create a blog that allows me to explore sources of my inspiration came to me while I was cycling 90+ RPMs at the gym. I was panting, sweating and looking anything but refined when the band OK-Go’s song “Here It Goes Again” started playing on my iPOD. I wish I could …