Halloween Horror Movie Marathon

Horror movies and Halloween go hand in hand. We have a tradition of horror movie marathons, and this year is no different {Check out last year’s post here}. We’re going to watch one movie per night until halloween this week. Feel like doing the same? Check out some great options below. There’s something for everybody! […]

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Inspiration Station – Shares Of The Week: October 21-25

Creativity, energy, happiness – all these things need nourishment to be cultivated. These are the things we came across this week that helped us grow. We’re more than happy to pass the good feelings along. Enjoy, and have a great weekend! Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are A very good “lifehack” Ted […]

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Mindfully Scheduling Your Day For Extra Productivity and Growth

Last week we talked about the importance of having blocks of time in the day dedicated to certain kinds of work in Schedule Your Day-To-Day With a Freelancer Timetable. Today we’re going to be looking at two different kinds of work, and why it matters when you do them. Proactive vs. Reactive Checking your email = […]

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Schedule Your Day-To-Day With a Freelancer Timetable


The Freedom of Freelancing (and why it kind of sucks) Being a freelancer requires you to be very self-motivated. You may currently be transitioning from a full-time office job or being a student (like I am) and are now a little overwhelmed by the freedom of the freelance lifestyle. No longer are you being handed […]

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The DIY Double Desk


Here’s how we made this beautiful desk for $170 CAD. click for enlarged view  Before our big move from Edmonton to Calgary we decided to sell a bunch of our furniture. As appealing as moving a desk, dinning table, sofa, etc. sounded*, we opted for a fresh start. *Sarcasm. Lots and lots of sarcasm. We […]

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How Can You Create Wonder?


This is the Future… where is my jetpack? Today, I bring you a message. Food for thought. What can we do to make people feel wonder and awe? Jessica and I were having a great conversation with her father the other day. We were marvelling at his new induction stovetop which heated a pot of water to […]

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DIY Whiteboard Photo Frame


Having a large open space to write out your thoughts, tasks, reminder, inspirational quotes, and more can very helpful. Having those notes in a place where you can see it often.. more helpful. I like whiteboards, chalkboards, corkboards… pretty much any kind of board. They each have their downsides though. Chalkboards can be dusty. Corkboards […]

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Photo Tips: Creating Your Personalized Workflow

There are lots of books and articles out there on workflow (or digital asset management as it can sometimes be called). Most often, they’re giving you a recipe for a workflow that you might adopt. This is all well and good, but that workflow may not work as well for you as it did for […]

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Get A Library Card: Four Things That Will Convince You

This post is directed at creatives, of course, but anyone can take advantage of the great things that come out of a library card. 1. It Will Expand Your Horizons Sure, the bookstore is a fantastic atmosphere for browsing new books. I’ll give them the advantage, that the people that run bookstores know how to […]

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Create your next idea using SIMPLICITY


Problem 1: We tend to be obssessed with complexity, thinking that it is impressive and involved, therefore an improvement or form of progress. This is not necessarily true. I think when trying to establish an idea, people envision a great big room, and if you have more space in that room you can go create the […]

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