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I’ll admit it, over the past year or two “self care” has maybe become a popular buzzword in the creative world. And while that may make it seem like it’s some fad that will come and go, I truly don’t believe that’s the case here. In my experience, self care is vital to the success […]

FOR CREATIVES

February 12, 2019

How to Refocus on Self Care as an Entrepreneur

Maybe you’re like me… A multi-passionate female creative with so many ideas swirling around in her head. Walking out the door each day and into the world where you’re inspired and dreaming up new ideas – most times it’s hard to turn your brain off! You love to plan and make goals! On the other […]

FOR CREATIVES

February 7, 2019

Setting Intentional Goals in Your Life and Business

Last November (wow, already TWO months ago!), my best photog friend, Kate, and I packed our bags, headed to the airport to catch our flight to North Carolina, and started a little adventure together as we prepared to open our hearts to all of the goodness that Creative @ Heart has to offer… It was […]

FOR CREATIVES

January 29, 2019

A Look Back at Creative @ Heart Round 8

How often have you taken a trip without looking at a map? Hmmm, probably not often unless that was the plan! Your business plan is your road map, and it’s incredibly important to navigate your business with a map that YOU create! Start with your goals. Your first stop to a great business plan is […]

FOR CREATIVES

January 22, 2019

Your Road Map to a Business Plan for Creatives

Hi sweet friends! Today, I’m happy to share a little more about having your very own – unique to you – creative space inspired by my love for my pink home office. As a photographer and small business owner in my sixth year of business, my journey has had its pits, peaks, and countless times […]

BEHIND THE SCENES, BUSINESS, FOR CREATIVES

September 13, 2018

Having a Creative Space for You and Your Biz

I’m gonna let you in on a little (not so secret) secret… Self care is one of my keys to running a growing business and finding work-life balance! Throughout my coaching sessions, I’ve seen that work-life balance is a common pain point for many small business owners and creatives. While I have specific ideas and […]

BUSINESS, FOR CREATIVES

May 24, 2018

Practicing Self Care as an Entrepreneur

As I’ve been diving into my new role as a Virtual Small Business Mentor (read more about that here) over these past few months, I’ve been eager to start sharing more advice for small business owners, especially creatives, on my blog! Today, I’m super excited to share with you three books that I think are […]

BUSINESS, FOR CREATIVES

May 17, 2018

Three Must Read Books for Female Entrepreneurs

Today, I’m sharing one of my all time FAVORITE tools as a small business owner… Trello! My sweet friends Britt and Kelsey at Launch Your Daydream introduced me to Trello, and I’m forever grateful that they did! Trello is an online task management tool. Within Trello, I organize my business tasks, weekly to-do’s, content calendar, […]

BUSINESS, FOR CREATIVES

April 17, 2018

Trello Task Management for Small Business Owners

What a wonderful read! My sweet friend, Michaela, recommended this book to me, and I am oh so glad that she did! Love Your Life Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze came into my life at the perfect time… At the start of the new year and as we inched closer to the one year mark in […]

FOR CREATIVES, PERSONAL

April 13, 2018

Love Your Life Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze | Book Review

My friends, Bread & Wine was one of the first books I read this year, and this book is a favorite now – that’s for sure! I’ve shared my love for Shauna Niequist’s writing before on social media, and I’m falling more and more in love with her words and writing with each of her […]

BUSINESS, FOR CREATIVES, PERSONAL

March 15, 2018

Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist | Book Review