The Get Honest Project: Rediscovering My Voice

I've shied away from this calling for too long. Since I was a child, I've been drawn to the way language can create other worlds, how it transmits untold messages, and how it can become most anything at all. It's moldable and fluid. It was the hiding place I used to run to when other … Continue reading The Get Honest Project: Rediscovering My Voice

The Get Honest Project: Mindsets + Cycles

There is so much power in the way that we think. This has been proven in a variety of ways, we know this, and yet it can be so difficult to maintain a positive outlook. As creative people, we feel emotions so deeply, and revisit those emotions over again to pour them into our craft. … Continue reading The Get Honest Project: Mindsets + Cycles

The Get Honest Project: Unfinished Business

I was sitting in my room watching this past NCAA Gymnastics Championship when it hit me: so many of the seniors got a sendoff as they were exiting their time as an athlete in the sport. They were able to prepare themselves for the end. They were celebrated and hugged and got to stand on … Continue reading The Get Honest Project: Unfinished Business

The Get Honest Project: I Am a Sponge (and so are you!)

Truth be told, we aren't always as complicated as we make ourselves seem. Many things in life, in fact, are quite simple although we like to complicate them. So today, I thought I'd make a comparison between us and something very simple: sponges. By nature, we can be very similar;┬ámuch like sponges in water, we … Continue reading The Get Honest Project: I Am a Sponge (and so are you!)

The Get Honest Project: The Root of the Intimidation

When I was ten years old, I went to Six Flags and desperately wanted to ride one of the big roller coasters. I measured myself against one of the height charts outside of the ride, and got assurance from my parents that I was just tall enough to go. However, the attendant working the height … Continue reading The Get Honest Project: The Root of the Intimidation