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5 Ways To Get The Most From Your However-Many-Day Challenge

I’ve signed up for a lot of challenges – 10-day, 30-day, 60-day challenges. I’ve also created many of my own. Years ago, I overcame my fear of watercolors by committing to paint every single day for 30 days. I once spent a summer doing push ups every morning. In 2011, I launched a year-long fearless…

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My #100DayChallenge

For a couple of years, I’ve seen The 100 Day Project hashtag coming and going in my Instagram feed. Each time, I’ve been curious, but too busy to find out what it was all about. This year, an artist I follow posted about her decision to participate on the very same day that I finished…

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Green New Deal Art

Just a quick post to announce the Creative Action Network’s Green New Deal campaign, launching today. I’m super happy to be part of this effort to raise awareness, through art, about our climate, economy, and infrastructure. Each sale helps support independent artists and the Sunrise Movement, an organization dedicated to stopping climate change and creating new jobs…

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Universe dancing

Someone wonderful posted these words on Instagram. I loved them, and of course, since I’m me, they wound up on a chalkboard. Years ago, I coined the phrase “universe dancing” to describe that feeling you get sometimes, when you lean hard into doing the thing you love, even if it’s scary – because sometimes it is…

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To live a creative life

I created a chalkboard for the new year, a Joseph Chilton Pearce quote: To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. I spotted the quote on Instagram, and it resonated with me because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to live a creative life. Certainly, for…

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