009: Travel, Service, Gratitude

“Even with limited resources, we really are in a position where we have the power to make positive change in the world around us.” ~Andrea Klunder, regarding a service project in El Salvador Post-Thanksgiving, are you still flexing that “gratitude muscle” or are you all thankful-ed out? This episode is inspired by my conversation with Kathryn Pisco of Unearth the World in Read more & listen →

Podcast PreSeason 006: Audio Editing, Self-Compassion & Fresh Squeezed Lemonade on a Hot Day

If you haven’t already, please subscribe for access to the whole PreSeason by entering your email below. Thank you! In this episode, I talk about: tech problems & setbacks how it feels when you set up a lemonade stand and no one buys your lemonade the importance of entrepreneurship in our economy according to Seth Godin street cleaning in Chicago Read more & listen →

Podcast PreSeason 005: Surviving One Impostor Moment with Corporate Meditation

I had a HUGE impostor moment today preparing to teach meditation to a new corporate client and it was all over… well… what to WEAR! Hear how I worked it out here… Companies are getting hip to meditation and mindfulness training to increase productivity, health, engagement, and happiness for their employees… slowly but surely. Some quotes from fancy business people…   Read more & listen →

3 Reflections on a Rainy Mother’s Day

1. The other day, I was on the phone with my mom telling her about the Creative Impostor blog and podcast that I’m getting ready to launch. Also telling her about all the part-time and full-time jobs I’ve applied to this month (and the many, many rejections that have been rolling in.) Sometimes I feel like an unlikely failure because Read more & listen →

I’m launching a podcast! Impostor Syndrome strikes again…

“I’m launching a podcast.” I’ve been saying it for months… researching technology and strategy; watching online trainings; devouring other podcasts to study what works, what doesn’t, what formats I prefer… (*for a cheat sheet of MY favorite podcasts, scroll down to the bottom of this post!) I have all the equipment and software. There really isn’t much you need, but Read more & listen →

What Pee-wee Herman can teach us about Mindfulness

One of the best strategies for staying in my authenticity as a creative solopreneur day after day is the practice of mindfulness. So much so that I even teach it! Mindfulness is the art of being fully present with whatever you are doing in the moment — the actions you take, the words that come out of your mouth, what Read more & listen →