Good advice! Thanks for this.


Sometimes, you can face a professional (or personal) set-back that can send you reeling and render you virtually helpless. When bad things happen to creative people – be it a betrayal of some sort, Machiavellian office politics, or the failure of a project among any number of things – creative people need to mobilize and face negativity head-on.

I am no psychologist, but I wanted to address this topic – however briefly – because as artists and innovators, we often have very deep sensitivities that we have to protect from damages. It’s crucial in order to keep a productive schedule.

So if you have experienced a blow to your psyche, here’s a few observations to help you through the trauma and move forward.

Recognize the event, and acknowledge that it has happened. Putting off this realization can only prolong the event’s hold over you, giving it more power than it…

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Up and Away

Hot air ballooning at dawn in Cappadocia (Urgup) Turkey.

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Silence, except for the roar of the flame.

Free and directionless, abandoned to the wind.

Waiting For Godot: Merck, The FDA And Post-Marketing Studies That Never Arrive

I work in pharmaceutical support services… and news like this makes me question if I’m working for the devil. when I was young and idealistic, I thought the pharma world was all about helping people reclaim health. but more and more… it’s thrown into question.

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