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Personal Growth

Personal Growth

It Feels Like Things are Coming to an End

This past month has been like a 180 from wherever I thought I was going. In my last post, I was talking about becoming a professional cuddler or sexual healer. Well, that's not happening any time soon and I'm not really that interested anymore. It's like the enthusiasm suddenly vanished over the past month and a half. I've found myself much…
Jeff Finley
September 26, 2016
Personal Growth

I’m Quitting Facebook and Going Outside

The past couple days I've been feeling so up and down emotionally. Random bouts of depression and the urge to cry come out of nowhere. I've been staying up till 3 or 4 am and I can't seem to get out of bed. I feel no ambition and my desire to do ANYTHING has plummeted. I keep going back for more…
Jeff Finley
January 3, 2016
Personal GrowthPodcast

What You Don’t Know About Inspiration (ep 20)

Here's a twist, what if you looked at inspiration and ideas as conscious beings? Non-physical entities not unlike imaginary friends. And those non-physical beings want to incarnate into physical reality. They want to become manifest in this world and they chose YOU to be the conduit. Why? Because you are a suitable partner! In today's Maker/Mistaker Podcast episode I talk about this…
Jeff Finley
November 21, 2015
Personal Growth

How to Get Inspired When You Aren’t Sure What to Do

I get asked a lot how to stay inspired. Sure, I write a lot about burnout and discontent, but how do we stay inspired through it all? Let me start by talking about where I find my own inspiration. The first obvious answer is by watching my fellow creators create. Places like Dribbble, Pinterest, and Instagram are great spots to stay up…
Jeff Finley
May 28, 2015
Personal Growth

Why Do I Sometimes Dread Opening My Email?

It occurred to me today that when I opened my inbox, I had a subtle bodily reaction of fear. A mild fight or flight response. I think I was bracing for something bad, but why? Some part of me dreads opening my inbox because there might be something bad lurking among my unread messages. In my mindful state of awareness,…
Jeff Finley
May 26, 2015