The pursuit of anything worthwhile is always meant with a degree of resistence! Especially as we begin pressing forward on a path to pursue our dreams and become more than we are now.

Learning can be both invigorating as well as frustrating. I hope you’ll enjoy a few thoughts I’ve assembled in the last few years to get over some of the inevitable slumps and bumps!

Private thoughts penned for the class:

Be A Happy Photographer!


Dealing With Copycats

Nurturing Creativity

Why You Need Friends

The World Is Not Fed On Prize-Winning Tomatoes

On My Blog:

My Big Original Mistake

Embrace Your Limitations

Choosing You

Other inspiring posts that have influenced my life and photography:

What I have to Say by Josh & Meg Souder

Finding Your Voice by Spencer Lum

5 Reasons To Take Care of You by Natalie Norton

What to Do When You Fall Out of Love With Your Work by Jonathan Mead

Pearls Before Breakfast by Gene Weingarten

The Secret to Self Promotion: Radiance by Danielle Laporte

No more yes. It’s either HELL YEAH or no! by Derik Sivers

If Everyone Is a Photographer, What Makes Us So Different? by Spencer Lum

Perspective by Natalie Norton

Schedule Spontaneity by Jonathan Fields

Never Save it For Later by Chris Guillebeau

Are You Getting The Best of You?  by Charlie Gilkey

Ten Things Every Creative Person Must Learn by Chase Jarvis

This Time It’s Different by Chris Guillebeau

Don’t See It Your Way, See it Like Your Audience Does by Spencer Lum

Taking Care of You by Natalie Norton

It’s Okay To Be A MWAC (Mom With A Camera). Really. by Leah Christensen

The Myth of Time Management (And The Secret Weapon of Enthusiasm) by Jonathan Mead

Destiny, Influence and the Impossibility of Being Self Taught by Chris Guillebeau

Beating the Anxiety of Online Reading by Zen Habits

When Everything Is Your Favorite Thing by The Minimalists