I made you something else

I made you something else

I have another gift for you. On Monday I sent you “Live Creative: A Manifesto” for artists everywhere. To remind us that our life is our art. Everyone is an artist. Everyone is creative. And everyone has something to make. Then on Wednesday, following the craziness of...
starting is the hardest part. here’s how to do the hardest part.

starting is the hardest part. here’s how to do the hardest part.

I hate beginnings. No, that’s not true. I hate starting. I love beginnings. The two inhabit the same genus but belong to entirely different species. The classification has everything to do with sweat and courage and living your life instead of hiding behind it....
how to live a life: alexandra horowitz and the art of observation

how to live a life: alexandra horowitz and the art of observation

When I was twenty-one I spent a summer in Indonesia. Before Indonesia I wrote but I didn’t draw. I didn’t have the patience and I wasn’t very good. After Indonesia I spent hours drawing. I wasn’t a whole lot better but I was more patient. Indonesia slowed life...
one little known secret that can change everything

one little known secret that can change everything

There are a lot of things I think are hard about running a business: writing copy, publishing copy, creating products, selling products, “doing” social media, staying organized, getting everything done. But that’s not true. That stuff isn’t...