Notes For Creators

cross fit for the creative soul

The Creator’s dilemma

The moment we seek to create something fulfilling chaos envelops us. Before even. Chaos is the condition of a universe without fate, without predetermination. Chaos is a trillion trillion objects energies lifeforms moving on their own trajectories, not yours.

There’s a way to dispel the snarl of chaos . . . the sense of futility inside, the urgency outside.

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7. Stevia: Some micro changes come easily

This micro change started out the best of them all! […]

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6. No sodas: A story of abysmal and repeated failure that led . . . eventually to sparkling (water) success

Sometimes failure is just failure. You miss the mark by […]

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4. The day begins the night before

Does this recur in your life like it does in […]

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3. Pre-New Year’s resolutions, you could say

Here’s the thing about a tweak a week. It gives […]

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2. Feed your head: Jefferson Airplane had it half right

When I was a druggie we all grooved to Jefferson […]

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52 Weeks: The Year of Micro Experiments

Join me, won’t you? I’m embarking on a year of […]

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Go smaller (on your big gauzy dream)

In a recent short podcast Jon Acuff goes counter-intuitive: For […]

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Harold Ramis: The spiritual paradox for creators

Harold Ramis to Judd Apatow, in Sick In The Head: […]

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The art of the nap

Who needs to be schooled in napping? Maybe you. Many […]

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