Courtney Cerruti: Multiple Muse Syndrome & Creating Community Around Art

Courtney Cerruti: Multiple Muse Syndrome & Creating Community Around Art

This week on the show I’m excited to have Courtney Cerruti, maker extraordinare. Courtney is an artist living in the San Francisco Bay Area. During the day she works for Creative Bug, an online education platform for arts and crafts workshops, as a set designer and during her spare time she paints, makes, writes books, […]

Summer Bookclub: Getting Things Done

Book Club! Getting Things Done by David Allen

I’m always looking for ways to read more books, and after starting an IRL bookclub in Oakland in 2012 (that’s still going strong without me!), I was really missing the community around reading a book in a group. Earlier this year I asked my newsletter list if there was any interest in a book club, […]

Michelle Tea: Growing Up, Getting Sober, and Reframing Failure

Michelle Tea: Growing Up, Getting Sober, and Reframing Success & Failure

Hello! I am back for what I guess is my 2nd season of what’s your story. I’m so excited to be back too. I wanted to thank all of you for your feedback about the show through emails and answering my survey about what you like/don’t like about the podcast. It was sort of flattering […]

Me Made May ’15 & #YearOfMaking So Far

Me Made May'15 & a #YearOfMaking So Far

When I embarked on a #YearOfMaking (YoM) last year, I really had no expectations about what it would be or do do for my life. The only real idea I had was to stay committed. I’m now over 4 months into the project and I’m absolutely ecstatic with what I’ve learned, achieved, and reawakened within […]

Cultivate Community, Not Likes

Cultivating Community, and Letting Go of Unrealistic Expectations on Social Media

You see, I’m learning, very (too) slowly at times, that my very best and most important work is not related to how many people I can impact through social media but rather my investments and commitments to the few people in my life that I can impact with maximal effect; those that I have direct and relationally-bound influence. I […]