Treat yo' self two thousand seventeen!

This post is focused on treating yourself (a happiness hack). But the little, harmless feel good kind of treats and not treats that wreck your bank account. It's basically my own thoughts on a treat vs reward concept I encountered on a podcast. You should have a read and think about making your own treat list! 

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What really matters about my next job?

I'm just starting to look for jobs again after my summer break and I've been thinking a lot about what things are really important and what things aren't. Today I'm writing about the health and culture of companies; as that is one of the big parts of the experience. 

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The eighties uplift: a design mix tape

There are a lot of things that can bring you down when designing, and a lot of things that can raise your spirits. Awesome music is one of the best ways to keep your spirits high. I always say creativity should be fun; so I put together a little mix tape inspired by the music that keeps me movin' on. Read on to check it out. 

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Defining yourself as a creative

Job hunting is an up and down mix. I've been thinking a ton lately about what/where/why. Today at least I'm writing a little about how I'm defining or describing myself lately. I think how you define yourself is important in terms of being able to show your true self to potential employers and communicate this across various media. Certainly I feel my personal definition as a creative has shifted greatly in the last 6-9 months.  Approx 6 min read. 

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A few of my favourite things

This weeks article is focused on being more thankful for the things you have. It's hard to be monkish and zen 24/7, but now and again I do think its nice to count the blessings you currently have. 

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