creativity // inspiration

100 questions to spark conversation & connection.

10 ways to answer the question, “Can I pick your brain over coffee?”

Don’t leave a hole where your finest work should go.

Write from a full cup.

10 ways to write blog post titles & email subject lines that make people go, “whoa!”

Before you start writing: 4 practices to help you get focused & clear.

I did it! vs. It was worth it. (There’s a difference…)

Got a nude photo shoot coming up? My tips on how to feel brave, strong & sexy.

It’s not OK.

What kind of “professional” do you want to be?

12 ways to get more people reading & sharing your blog.

How to consult with a mystic (… and ask really good questions.)

Be the one who says “YES.”

35 things you can do instead of starting a blog.

Kindness is not a joke.

Don’t know what to write in your online dating profile? Try this.

The simple, sexy truth about how to “get booked” and “sell stuff.”

How to ask someone on a date.

Good Question: How should I write a eulogy?

Still trying to “find your voice” as a writer? That’s not how it works.

If you were the best in the world at what you do, how would you behave?

Good Question: How can I stop being such a perfectionist when I’m writing emails?

You already know everything.

Let it hurt. Then get to work.

Just the right words. Just the right time. 3 stories to inspire you to say them.

Everything is marketing.

Don’t “write blog posts” or “launch products.” Create little miracles.

7 guidelines for writing emails that people actually want to read.

Good Question: I want to be a professional writer but I have zero experience. Help!

What I know about love.

Good Question: How can I write to someone I admire & get their attention?

The ultimate guide to naming your “thing.”

Downsizing your joy? Stop that. Let us be happy for you.

Tired of waiting? Great. Start creating.

How to write a book. (See also: complete anything.)

Why I want to be a “Daymaker.”

33 prompts to unlock new blog posts and stories that need to be told.

You are a big deal.

9 sexy & adorable ways to give your partner some love.

No more excuses.

Good Question: My client is being totally unreasonable. I don’t know what to say. Help!

Keep marching.

How to write a ridiculously sexy note (or text) to your sweetheart.

20 reasons to be happy and hopeful about humanity, the future, the world… and everything.

The 7 emails that nobody wants to receive — and how to answer each one with love.

The 3 major flavors of “writer’s block.”

Fear Choice vs. Love Choice. Which will you choose?

What would Love do?

10 of my favorite first date questions.

Read this when you can’t remember who you are, what you do, why you do it — or how to talk about it.

A 75-word business plan.

Just be helpful.

Distracted? Overwhelmed? The question that brings me back home.

This is just a reminder.

Yet another way to write your bio.

Take back your power.

50 ways to be ridiculously generous — and feel ridiculously good.

How to prepare for a video interview.

Got a big dream? Start with one room.

Need to write a bio? Use this.

Don’t know what to blog about? 88 pieces of fill-in-the-blank inspiration.

10 of the best possible “worst case scenarios.”

How I decide what to charge.

How to be more eloquent & witty.

How to have a fun & fascinating conversation with anyone.

Fortunately, it is not required for happiness.

On simplicity, night visions & doing what you damn well please.

30 confidence vitamins to pump you up.

Poem: You are not confused.

How to get fewer emails.

Or, you might surprise yourself.

You don’t have to “overcome adversity” in order to “know stuff.”

21 mantras for people who are afraid of “missing out.”

Stop making a “sales pitch.” Instead, write your customer a “love letter.”

30 mini-love notes for Valentine’s Day… or any day.

5 ways to write an inspiring manifesto.

How to say “no” to everything ever.

If you really knew me, you’d know… [the ultimate conversation starter]

What to do when you hit your “creative ceiling.”

Your legendary hit? It could be a joke.

I’m not that busy. Really.

Money amplifies your art.

Nobody knows what’s going to work for you.

27 ways to be an (even) better person.

Red pills, blue pills & nipple tassels.

50 ways to say “you’re awesome.”

Ever been in love? Congratulations. You’re a genius.

Add to the love in the world.

This is what’s possible.

7 questions to ask yourself when you’re not sure who you’re becoming.

How to be kind when the answer is “no.”

Poem: Once.

78 things to do on your digital sabbatical.

How to survive when everything sucks.

Answer the call.

It’s not an audition. It’s a performance.

What’s your Plan Z?

It’s OK to be awesome.

People want to help you.

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