Creativity is my passion. I wrote a post last month in which I explain creativity as a two sided process: the trick to getting ideas is both hard work and taking a break. But how should we deal with self-doubt? How to get over that silent battle of mistrusting ourselves, to the point where we simply can’t work anymore?
It’s that time of year. The August flurry of activity as we return from our holidays, after exotic trips and summer cottages. Back to everyday life. Our sandals are dirty, our feet hardened by blisters. The bottles of sunscreen have gone back to the bottom of the bathroom drawers […]
I’ve rewatched the whole Mad Men series more than once, and many of the characters’ phrases have stuck with me. That’s hardly surprising. It’s one of the most quotable TV shows ever, so well written that it’s an absolute pleasure. The characters feel real, yet many of them are almost […]
When you think about it, it’s kind of weird that they don’t teach us more basic life skills in school. Like dealing with taxes, job interviews and renting an apartment. I remember those late teenage years when it first started to dawn on me that being an adult is really really hard and you have to figure out most of it on your own. Work is one of the things […]