Goals + Dreams

DontFollowExpertAdvice

Why You Should Stop Following “Expert” Advice

I want to share something today that’s really important to me, because I see it happening all the time. I’m going to talk in the context of business, but this is relevant for any area of  your life you may consult the “experts” around. Several years ago I became the marketing and design person for […]

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FollowYourCalling

What We Do Isn’t For Them

When we feel called to do or create something in our lives, it’s not always going to align perfectly for the people we love. We may be called in a direction that goes against our family’s belief system, makes our significant other uncomfortable, or causes us to butt heads with our closest friends. That’s okay, […]

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LifeIsFun

How to Love Your Life, Even When It’s Hard

“Life is fun.” This is a text I sent to my best friend last night, without sarcasm or an eye roll. I meant it, with my whole heart and soul. This isn’t something I would have said a few years ago… I would have said “life is hard” or “life sucks” and believed it with […]

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The Reason No One Supported Me for Years

The Reason No One Supported Me for Years

For the majority of my life I’ve proudly declared how independent I am. While being independent is something that will always be true of my personality, I recently had the very eye-opening realization that I’m so frustratingly independent because I believed I had to be most of my life. After my parents got divorced, they weren’t as […]

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I Used to Be a Liar

I Used to Be a Liar.

Seriously, I lied all the time. I lied every day about what I really desired, regardless of how big or small. I lied about who I was to my friends and family. I lied to my bosses and clients. I lied with every breath, word, and action, and especially with every smile plastered to my face. I lied […]

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It’s changed my life. It made me became clear on where I am heading with my career and now it’s all falling into place. I can see it going just the way I dreamed of. I’m full of ideas and creativity now and I can put those ideas into practice. I’ve got my fire back. I’m excited, happy and full of energy. Thank you. — Charlie Oswin