Just over a year ago (June 9, 2018) was my last day with my traditional employer. I loved the people and the idea of what I was doing. I built amazing relationships, and got to be part of some very awesome experiences. However, the hours, physical and mental stress, and low pay were taking a … Continue reading Has It Really Only Been A Year?
Take a few minutes to think about your life experience. Did you go to school for what you do? How long have you done it? Look back at older creations and work, and compare it to newer work to see how far you’ve actually come. Really take the time to see everything you’ve done to … Continue reading You Have Professional Worth
Boundaries - being clear about what your limits are - are necessary to ensure you don’t get overwhelmed by the demands of other people. Without boundaries, you are likely to be overburdened, stressed, and resentful, and it’s up to you to set and maintain your limits. You are ultimately the only one responsible for your … Continue reading Setting Healthy Boundaries
Okay, website weirdness seems to be sorted so I’m BACK! Awesome Con was really...weird? But good? The Show So the actual traffic of Awesome Con was a weird pattern. Friday was really dead. I mean REALLY dead. Since it was our first time at this show, we didn’t know what to expect or what is … Continue reading Awesome Con 2019
AAAAAAAA, we leave for AwesomeCon tomorrow!!!! via GIPHY Ahem. I mean, we're totally prepared and calm. Pfft. Really, it's just the normal last minute prep and packing and being absolutely convinced we're forgetting something. When it's a driving-distance show, we can keep throwing small things in the car until the last minute, or possibly stop … Continue reading Travel and updates
Negativity affects your life on every level. The more you are around it, the more you feel it. The more you feel it, the more you buy into it and the more power you give it. It starts bleeding in to those around you, until you have a group of people focused on the negative. … Continue reading Negativity Getting You Down? 5 Ways to Start to Protect Yourself.
March was a bit of a whirlwind due to not just having two shows but also due to all the personal life things happening. I really meant to get these reviews out sooner, but I guess better late than never? 🙂 Nerdfaire was a one-day new event in Lynwood, WA. The Pros The table was … Continue reading Convention Reviews: Nerdfaire & ECCC 2019
So if you’re a regular follower of mine, you may have noticed that there hasn’t been a blog post in a few weeks. And also, that my social media went largely silent for a time, until suddenly we were at Emerald City Comic Con last weekend. Now I am slowly getting back into my scheduled … Continue reading When Life Happens
Have you ever told yourself you were going to do something, but then turned around and made sure it wasn't going to happen? Wait a minute, why would you intentionally do that? Well, good news, this sabotage is rarely intentional. We subconsciously do and say things that make our own success much less likely. Self-sabotage … Continue reading Stopping Self-Sabotage
Do you feel like you’re stuck and not coming up with good ideas? Is the flow of creativity slowed down or even stopped and you just don’t know how to get back to coming up with new ideas and creating? It's possible you're suffering from a few creativity-blocking obstacles, and by identifying the obstacles in … Continue reading The Biggest Obstacles to Your Creativity