Becky Astrop

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Live the Life you Love, Love the Life you Live

Scott Albrecht‘s work- and general style- has been on my mind for weeks now. Mostly because I fell madly in love with his heart-in-hands piece from …

Listen to Your Longing

I’ve recently gained a new understanding of what it means to “want.”<p>I had previously put it into two broad categories.<p>The first category was one of …

Lisa Congdon: It's Never Too Late To Make Art

Lisa Congdon had worked a variety of jobs for the better part of her life. But something was missing. An avid collector and lover of anything …

How One NYC Artist Invented Her Own Career Path

Flash Rosenberg can’t be contained. Or easily categorized. A cartoonist, artist, illustrator, writer, photographer, filmmaker, storyteller, she’s …

Stop Self Sabotage With This Unexpected Technique

My palms were sweaty and my heart was racing so fast you’d think I just chugged 10 spiced pumpkin lattes.<p>Then I heard a voice say, “Let’s go Marie – …

Turning Pro With Steven Pressfield & Marie Forleo

Have you ever felt like you have a ton of potential inside, but you’re not able to fully actualize it out into the world?<p>If you’re human, that answer …

How To Follow-Through On Your Projects

Isn’t it funny how we get soooo pumped about our newest projects?<p>Whether it’s a cleaner diet, blogging consistently, or getting back in shape — most …

Learn How To Get Anything You Want

Well done!<p>A welcome email is on its way from me to your inbox and it contains a link to your free audio training, <i>How To Get Anything You Want</i>.<p>If you …

Mindfulness, Serendipity and the Unplanned Life

What if the ability to live a good life was less about vision and planning and more about openness to engagement and serendipity?<p>These are all …

For J. K. Rowling's birthday, her fantastic Harvard commencement address on failure: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/06/10/best-commencement-graduation-speeches/#rowling

Burnt Out and Wanna Quit Your Job? Read This Now.

Imagine this . . .<p>You love what you do and you’re successful at it: making money, great clients, great team, etc. For years, you’ve worked your buns …

Crazy Sexy Kris Carr: How She Built A Business and Brand

Do you ever wonder how successful, inspiring people got to be where they are? I know I do.<p>Most of us see success after someone’s made it. We see …

How To Position Your Product To Sell

Have you ever wondered…<p><i>“Why aren’t more people buying my stuff? I’ve worked really hard and put so much time and energy into this thing. Plus — my</i> …

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The 7 Keys to Unlocking Your Inner Greatness

Who was your favorite childhood superhero?<p>Captain America?<br>Superman?<br>Wonder Woman?<p>Mine was Wolverine from X-Men. He had brute strength, intimidating …

Biz Ladies Profile: Joy Thigpen

<i>Photo by Jose Villa</i><p>Today’s Biz Ladies Profile comes to us from creative director and stylist Joy Thigpen. Joy’s journey began in the freelance world …

Biz Ladies: What To Do When You Feel Jealous of Other Biz Ladies

Today’s Biz Ladies post comes to us from previous Biz Ladies contributor and the creator of the Playing Big women’s leadership program, Tara Sophia …

Color Day 2013 Winners

<i>Illustrations by Julia Rothman</i><p>It’s no secret that we’re color lovers. Give us a pop of hot pink or aqua on some neutral ground and we’re smitten. A …

Eyes by Michelle Quan

I’m a huge fan of Michelle Quan‘s stoneware. I saved up for ages to buy one of her hanging bells and now have my eyes on (no pun intended) these …

What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History

After those collections of notable definitions of art, science, and philosophy, here comes a selection of poetic definitions of a peculiar phenomenon that is at once more amorphous than art, more single-minded than science, and more philosophical than philosophy itself. Gathered here are some of …