bright skies

By March 30, 2016 2 Comments

Good morning!

Photo courtesy of Hi5Studio, taken at The Hivery Coworking Space & Inspiration Lab

Once again I’m in New York City, traveling for work & fun with my husband and toddling little one. I don’t think I could love the hustle bustle of the city any more than I do.

And, at this time of year, added to that fluttering energy and ever-amazing people watching are bright blue skies, crisp winds, and blossoming trees. To me, it’s pretty heavenly.

This week I have an essay at Design Sponge, a site that I adore – all about creativity, women’s entrepreneurship, and stunning design innovation.

I’m writing about women Unhooking from Praise and Criticism – a topic that, as many of you know, is very close to my heart, and is so important for anyone doing creative work, or anyone engaging in that ultimate of art-making activities: crafting a life.

Please come visit the essay over at Design Sponge, and share your thoughts in the comments here.

(And – stay tuned for my next post about the behind-the-scenes story of the lovely new pictures in this article! It’s a good story.)

With love,


p.s. – A reminder! The Playing Big course is coming. Read my recent post about it, and SIGN UP to get the details HERE.

Join the discussion 2 Comments

  • Val says:

    Thank you Tara 🙂
    Your work quietly leads me to open spaces and places that whisper love and peace that echo through my soul.

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