Inspiration has traditionally been discussed as a passive factor beyond our control. Something which comes to us from an otherworldly, external source and settles into us when we are ready. When we are worthy. In many ways we have been encouraged to stop trying so hard to wrangle it and wrestle it into submission. Inspiration […]

Weekend Watchlist

Here are a few things I enjoyed this week from around the internet. 1.) My brother started a podcast! (caution, explicit language) 2.) I am excited to start gearing up for baseball season. Go Nats! 3.) How people learn to become resilient. 4.) Hypnotic ice stacking on Lake Superior. 5.) Everyone in America is more […]


How often do you think of yourself as pursuing a creative profession? I have to admit that in a Psychology graduate program, that was a hard leap to make at first. “Creative professional” were not the first words that came to mind. “Scientist”? Yes. “Helping professional”? Definitely. “Part Full-time Nerd”? I wear that label with […]