What is the Supervillain of the Creative Self?

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

  Some theories of psychology believe that we’re made of psychological parts. Lover, brother, leader, activist, humanitarian, whatever. But there’s a dark side. For every saint there’s a sinner. For every virgin there’s a whore. [...]

The Art of Fulfillment

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The other day I found myself at a huge event where NFA SuperStar Tony Robbins was doing his thing. In case you don’t know, Tony has been the undisputed champion of self help and business [...]

Start Before You’re Ready (and Build a Galactic Beacon to the Gods)

March 10th, 2017|2 Comments

My good friend Miguel Edwards is my current hero. He (along with a team of awesome humans— including his dad) designed and built a three and a half story kinetic sculpture in Seattle called Pursues II [...]

How to Re-define Failure and Flip into Possibility

February 17th, 2016|1 Comment

                        Have you ever failed? Yeah, me too. It f’ing sucks. Now step back. Define failure. Most people would probably say it has something [...]

How to Find the Quiet, Clear your Babbling Brain, and Tune into your Truth

January 30th, 2016|2 Comments

                          The world is loud. It is noisy. Distracting. Frantic. Noise is not just sound. Sure, there’s traffic everywhere, TVs and radios blaring, [...]

Mean it Like Aretha — How to Make Art that Matters

January 17th, 2016|2 Comments

                      When a movie or book changes the way you understand the world, there’s a reason. When a painting or photograph stirs you [...]

Tap Your Soul and Find Success as an Indie Artist— 5 Steps

January 1st, 2016|2 Comments

I’ve been an independent artist my entire adult life. Musician, photographer, filmmaker. Sounds glamorous, right? It pretty much isn’t. Although it’s great to follow your passions (and I very highly recommend it) any working artist [...]

Loving the Bully Within

January 1st, 2016|1 Comment

The world is full of bullies. They come in many shapes, sizes and colors. It’s true. In one way or another someone will eventually intentionally overpower you. Kick your ass and/ or heckle and tease [...]

Scarface was Right

December 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Every moment of our lives we’re either acting upon the world or reacting to it. Both are necessary. But you gotta keep an eye on the ratio. If you’re generally reacting— in your work, in your [...]