creative time

How To Make Creative Time

If you’re anything like me, you’re crazy busy. Work, kids, school, mowing the lawn and fixing stuff around your home. You’re busy. But you still yearn to be creative. The creative inside all of us is searching for the time to express that creativity. But how do you make creative time? Let me give you…

Compass Mandala Hoodie

The Return Of The Hoodie

As you know, I’m huge fan of the hoodie. Hoodies are essential wear for any man, woman or child in my opinion. That is why, one of my primary product lines is: the hoodie. With fall rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to find yourself, or someone you love, that new hoodie. I recently…

Creative Pursuit
Irony Of It All
New York Flower

A Postcard From New York

So last week I spent five, yes five whole days on vacation. This is nothing short of small miracle as I rarely take more than three consecutive days off (including weekends). It’s a problem and does nothing for my work-life balance. Taking more time off is something I’m promising myself and my family I will…

Parent Creative

The Parent Creative

I struggle with balancing the creative lifestyle and being a parent. It’s a challenge that one simply can’t plan for. Or can you? Think about the challenges of parenting. You go from diapers and 2 am wake up screams to kindergarten and soccer practice before you realize it. When are you supposed to create? When…

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Inspirational Quotes

4 Inspirational Quotes To Stop Negative Thinking

As creators, we suffer from negative thinking when it comes to practicing our craft. The irony is we create our own negative thoughts. Most of the negative thoughts and ideas are in our own heads. Using inspirational quotes to motivate yourself throughout the creative process is key. Overcoming our own negative self-talk is not only…

Parent Creative

So You’re A Dad And An Artist

You’re a dad and an artist. What does your daily schedule look like? If you’re anything like me, your day-to-day life is hectic, fun, exhausting and purposeful. With kids, creating and possibly a day job, each moment is filled. The challenge of fatherhood and practicing a creative lifestyle is balancing all of it. How do…