The Alone With My Thoughts List

Monday mood: Too often I’ve found myself looking for distractions when I’m alone. Music, podcasts, The Office for the thousandth time, work (always work.) Afraid of what might really come to the surface if left alone with my thoughts. I think it’s time to start leaning into those moments of solitude, time to start recording the snippets that make their […]

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Courage over comfort.

Weekend Listening

Brené Brown breaks down what it means to actually be brave. It’s incredibly uncomfortable and full of uncertainty. But there is no risk-taking without exposing yourself to vulnerability. Love Breneé’s work, was happy to hear her expand on the important topic of shame research on Lewis Howe’s School of Greatness. Much needed weekend listening. “Choose courage over comfort because you […]

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Getting back on track.

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Hello from the other side! Post employment that is. Some of you may know I recently made the decision to leave an incredibly stressful and often times demeaning job at an unnamed giant sportswear company (just don’t it.) It’s been a month and I’m in the uncertain process of figuring out what’s next. Let’s real talk. I’ve never not had […]

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A Life of Epic Compulsion: Salvation Mountain

I’m fascinated by the lives and processes of compulsive makers. Individuals who dedicate so much time and so many resources to their craft, regardless of a conventional skill level. I’ll be seeking out these individuals and bodies of work in a new series A Life of Epic Compulsion. This past weekend I ventured to Coachella Valley outside of Palm Springs, CA to document the […]

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Ghost + Ruby

Gearing up to head down to Desert X this weekend and looking forward to some quality headspace. Thought I’d share a new comic I’m working on, Ghost + Ruby, documenting the adventures of my sister and our incredibly anxious pup, Ruby. A canine literally afraid of everything and her best friend. More of a light-hearted look at anxiety. Longer post next week! […]

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Rejection and Work-Work Balance

If you know me, you know I don’t believe in a work-life balance. I strive for the work-work balance. Day job to support the night and weekend hustle. Workout and/or meditation every day to fight off crushing anxiety and depression. Cut out sugar to stay awake long enough to get all this shiz done everyday. Sip tequila when needed. Repeat. This is […]

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Sustainable Incrementalism

Incrementalism, aka baby steps. The path to improvement you don’t even know is happening. Freakonomics has a fantastic episode In Praise of Incrementalism that’s worth a listen right now. I need a good reminder of this unforeseen force often. In general, I am not a patient person. Efficiency brings calm, focus. The ability to accomplish something right NOW is powerful, while my […]

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