Friday Flashes

BrockaArt, Books, Music, Relationships, WorkLeave a Comment

Instead of the usual social media moniker of flashing back, this is a rounding-up of where my mind has been: After hinting at my work life in the last post, if you are a freelancer this post will read painfully true. The Pay is Not Commiserate With the Work (my own summation of the title) When I had a food-dessert biz, I knew the baseline rate to charge was 3 times the ingredients cost. There are so many variables to consider, only one is time. I have not put any money in savings this entire past year and this fact weighs on me heavily. I’m not getting younger and the world is becoming more divisive and competitive. I am definitely … Read More

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Passion and Productivity

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Being productive, feeling productive, engaging in productivity…such a seductive concept, word. It literally is just ‘what are we doing with our time?’ This is the sole reason people get hung-up on that ‘living your passion’ concept. Like you should be spending all of your time focused, working on, generating this idea, start-up, project, item to sell online, or whatever the hell it is. The TRUTH is: most passion-focused people have day jobs. Most passions are feel good. They keep our sanity, they connect us to other humans, or give us a stress relief -an outlet from the day-to-day. Consistently going to yoga and loving yoga doesn’t mean you should become a yoga instructor or study all the various modalities; like … Read More

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