What could we achieve without fear? Diving into relevant issues, we need more artists who create with vulnerability to shift negative narratives about what it truly means to be an artist in the modern age.
Whether we pay close attention to political narratives or movie plot lines, what we choose to focus on effects us more than we may realize.
Take a moment to think about what the word narrative means to you. How have stories defined your life and the world around you?
I closed Stephen King's book On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft with a newfound understanding of my own craft. Not only did King inspire me to keep on the path of my dreams, but he reminded me that hard work pays off. If you continue to read and write as much as you can,… Continue reading How Stephen King Helped Me Persevere As a Writer
I solemnly looked at the side mirror of the tow truck to see my beloved van strapped to the back of the truck. When you live the wanderlust lifestyle, you find that transportation is a key element for traveling. For the vanlife, your car is essential. The tow truck driver started up a conversation for… Continue reading The Key to Living a Wanderlust Lifestyle
When I was a child, I used to think hiding from my fear was the best solution to addressing it. When there seemed to be monsters in the closet, I would bury myself under all the possible blankets I could find and pull in all my furry stuffed animals into the covers with me. Only under… Continue reading How To Overcome the Fear of Minimalism
Darkness enveloped the sky, much as my energy seemed to drain the color from my face and push my conscious into panic. Every limb held weight, every piece of my brain wanted to quit, yet as I looked up at a sky full of stars I had never seen, it all seemed worth it. Traveling… Continue reading Traveling With Chronic Health Problems