The magic of making things happen automatically

You don’t have to be a software or web developer or even know how to code, in order to automate some of the more mundane tasks on your list of things to do on the internet. I’d like to introduce you to two free services that can make you feel like you have an assistant.

How to be creative in the midst of chaos


The opening of our hearts to those we love, and the careful listening required for creativity, are more than just tasks – this is work that irrigates life.

Flow versus “Taste”: How to silence your inner critic

Cultivating flow means that our creative work blossoms when we feel the freedom to make whatever the hell we want to make – the pressure to make something that is in “good taste” is not part of the vocabulary of flow. We can and should celebrate the experiments that end up as misfit appendages of our core opus as we expand our perspective and skills…and in the meantime gain more courage to escape any boxes we find ourselves in.