Inspiration

A Day in the Life of a Creative Solopreneur: Christine Herrin of Everyday Explorers Co.

This week I hang out in Manila with Christine Herrin, a graphic designer, hand letterer, and the creative entrepreneur behind the Everyday Explorers Co.! She also happens to be one of my oldest and closest friends. I visit her in her studio in Escolta and we chat about the life of a working artist and solopreneur.

Hope you enjoy this new in-the-city episode and that it provided you with some useful insight!

Find Christine Herrin here:

https://everydayexplorers.co/ (International)

https://www.everydayexplorers.ph/ (Philippines only)

http://instagram.com/everydayexplorersco

http://instagram.com/christine.herrin

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Is Travel a Good Investment? (Royal Air Inaugural Boracay flight!)

On today’s vlog, I join Royal Air's inaugural flight from Clark Airport to Caticlan Airport (Boracay)! Along the way, I share some real talk on the results of my decision to invest so much time and money in travel.

I love to fly so it was a treat to be one of the very first to experience this flight. I found Royal Air's 96-seater BAe 146-100 to be comfortable, with more legroom than much larger Airbus A320s operated by other airlines.

Thanks to Royal Air for having me onboard this inaugural flight! For more information or to book flights on Royal Air, visit https://flyroyalair.com/

My other videos mentioned in the episode: To Those Who Would See Wonderful Things https://youtu.be/K7Sbq81K88E

Time on Earth https://youtu.be/sahkvoJBts4

On pursuing experience over money as an artist

On winning 200,000 miles

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3 Uncommon Steps to a Happier, Better New Year

For my last video of the year, I go through three powerful steps you can take to guarantee that next year will be better than the last.

My primary resource for this video was Tim Ferriss's book, Tribe of Mentors: https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Mentors-...

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The Straight Life Path is a Lie, Don't Feel Bad If You're Not On It

Most of us have been told to live life in a certain way, but the truth is that there are so many ways to live a good life.

This is another short, off-the-cuff episode where I talk about how the straight life path most of us are expected to follow can become a source of unnecessary angst that hinders you from fully living the kind of life you choose. I cite another passage from Getting There: A Book of Mentors that many of my Instagram followers responded to a few days ago that shares the words of Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer Company.

Links:

Getting There: A Book of Mentors [affiliate link]

Lazy Dog Homestay Baguio

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Say No to Reality and Embrace Your Potential as an Artist

Nietszche once said that "No artist tolerates reality." Today I share Chase Jarvis's inspirational interpretation of this quote that can help you overcome your limiting beliefs and embrace your potential as an artist.

Link to the original post: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bn6XeSQFwDh/

Video of Steve Jobs quote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UvEiSa6_EPA

About my channel: Aside from my films, I post weekly videos about life an emerging artist, in the hopes that the things I'm learning and doing will be helpful to you on your own journey, either as an artist or a person who wants to live a more creative and fulfilling life.

This week I'm coming to you from The Seedling Eco-Retreat and Artist Residency at Sagada, Mountain Province, in the Philippines.

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How to Advance Your Photography Career By Shooting What You Love

Today I share one of my favorite photographers' story on how focusing on shooting what you love can lead to your dream career in photography.

Chris Burkard is one of the world's most well-known and successful adventure photographers and his advice is simple: SHOOT WHAT YOU LOVE.

Welcome to my channel! Aside from my films, I post weekly videos about life an emerging artist, in the hopes that the things I'm learning and doing will be helpful to you on your own journey, either as an artist or a person who wants to live a more creative and fulfilling life.

Read the full interview with Chris Burkard here.

Watch his amazing film Under an Arctic Sky on Netflix.

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Is It Time to Quit Being An Artist?

How do you know when it's time to call it quits on trying to be an artist? In this week's episode, I share the story of how Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner went through a seemingly impossible phase of failure to the eventual success he achieved with one of the greatest shows on television.

Getting There: A Book of Mentors by Gillian Zoe Segal [affiliate link]

Read the excerpt about Matthew Weiner

Ira Glass on "the Gap"

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How to Come Up With Ideas When You're Not Naturally Creative

How do you think of original ideas if you're not naturally creative? I learned that a simple change of mindset can unlock the creativity we all are capable of.

About my YouTube channel: Aside from my films, I post weekly dispatches from my life as an emerging artist, in the hopes that the things I'm learning, doing, and dealing with will be helpful to you on your own journey, either as an artist or a person who wants to live a more creative and fulfilling life.

My main resource for this episode is The Creative Thinker's Toolkit by Professor Gerard Puccio from The Great Courses on Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Creati...

Matt Bellasai's Skillshare class on Writing Shareable Content: https://skl.sh/2OLpZJN

My film "No English" with Polish artist Agnieszka Rowińska: https://vimeo.com/248093730

Follow Agnieszka on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/agnieszka.r...

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