My dad was 30 when my mom had me.
So you already know I’m feeling all types of ways looking at my life, single as f***.
I thought by 30, I’d also have my life altogether. I’d be safe and secure enough to be married, to have a kid, to feel confident in my career path.
It’s also almost the end of 2020 and we still have so many social, political, economical, mental, emotional, and spiritual instability in the world right now.
You’d think we’d have this shit figured out by now, right? Nope.
Needless to say, I’ve been misled in what my life was supposed to look like by now. …
You know that feeling when you haven’t been able to work on your craft for far too long?
I feel like there’s been a huge gap in my soul not writing as much in the past few months.
If you’re any type of creator, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
I’ll share my story and struggle through my transition into a more creative career after burning out from the tech industry. Hopefully, this will shed light on your life and creative journey as well!
Writing was my first love and still is a core creative outlet for me. Way back as a middle school kid, I loved going to the library to use the iMacs to go back into my own fictional world. I even wrote a 60+ page children’s novel about superpowered bears and ninjas. …
Can you actually improve creativity? And what does emotional intelligence have anything to do with it?
The answer to these questions depends on whether you view your mind as something that’s fixed or available for growth. If it’s fixed, you might think, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” If it’s growth, you might think of creativity and emotional intelligence as a muscle that can be strengthened.
But how does an understanding of emotions relate to creativity?
Humans are emotional creatures and are driven by emotions. When we can better understand those emotions, it can impact the actions we decide to take, especially when producing something new. The best inventions, products, music, even services came from an emotion. …