Your Energy is a Finite thing

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Now that the first season of my series OR DIE TRYING is officially streaming, things are beginning to calm down a bit in my life and I can actually feel my mental muscles uncoiling.

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Spring Cleaning for Good Vibes

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There is a resurgence of energy that happens this time of year and, if you harness it properly, it can boost your mood, increase your productivity and, in my personal experience, inspire you to get your life together. Sounds great, right? So how do we harness this mystical energy?

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We Creatives Have to Roll With the Punches

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I love the scene in Girl, Interrupted where Susanna is discussing her future with an administrator at her school and the woman says, “May I ask what you plan to do?” When Susanna responds with, “I plan to write”, the lady gives her the most obnoxious side-eye and (with an unnecessary amount of sass) says, “But what do you plan to do”. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that.

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Push

They don’t tell you what it’s like.

I don’t know. Maybe they do, but no one told me. Or I couldn’t hear them over the push and pull of the ocean. Too far out to see the storm clouds on the horizon or catch them waving from the shore.

I like the way it felt. All of it. The sun and the shade. Loved his hands in mine. The depth of his eyes, cool like water.

He was a lullaby. It was a dream. You couldn’t tell me that he didn’t carry heaven in his soul and home in his chest. He was home, so I moved when he did just to keep out of the rain.

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