Do We Like Being Hamsters on a Wheel?

The alarm clock meep-meeps at you at 5:45am. You hit the snooze once or twice, and then roll out of bed and rub the 5 or 6 hours of sleep…

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Reject the Rejection for Art Career Success

In 1902, an aspiring young writer received a rejection letter from the poetry editor of The Atlantic Monthly. Enclosed with a sheaf of poems the twenty-eight-year-old poet had sent was…

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Professional Artist or Employee? It’s Your Choice

How do you view change? Is it frightening and intimidating? Or is it an opportunity for positive transformation? When Charles Dickens was a small boy, his father was sent to…

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