What do you do first thing in the morning?

I had a habit of picking up my phone, turning off my alarm, and diving straight into an app. Whenever the first 30 minutes of my morning weren’t consumed by my phone, they were consumed by worry, stress, or fear.

A…


Maybe you had a tough day or maybe you’ve had a tough few months. What brought you here is almost irrelevant (almost), what’s important is that you clicked through and you’re here.

You deserve a space where you aren’t beating yourself. However long it takes for you to read this…


I’ve been writing my whole life. The first time I made $2 off my writing I was 11 years old and I sold a poem to a girl named Chelsea in my 6th grade class.

While my pricing model has changed in the last 18 years, at the heart of…


Creative blocks have become synonymous with the creative experience. We’re conditioned to believe that we need to label our down days as days full of creative block.

Lately, I’ve been thinking up a new word for a different kind of mountain creatives are left to climb — creative overwhelm.

Creative…


So many people resonated with one of my latest Medium posts, If Your Writing Is Tied To Your Personal Experiences — Keep This In Mind, that I’m turning that post into a series. …


Don’t sit in the overwhelm. The only place you’re going to get when you feel this creatively overwhelmed or blocked is down a rabbit hole of your most negative self-talk.

Instead of choosing to think (and maybe even believe) that you suck or that you’re bound to never write a…


I’ve been hunched over my computer a lot lately. Writing has always felt like a busy, but solitary activity. I am by myself with so many thoughts. I am ready to create and also to be okay with parting ways with ideas or sentences that don’t work.

This time at…


The easy answer to my question is you get creatives, obviously. Creativity + People = Creatives.

Except, what if I told you (reminded you) that one of the hardest facts to believe in is that Creativity + People = Creatives because we let Creatives + Anxiety = Impostor Syndrome get…


You’ve seen Morgan Harper Nichols’ work on Instagram, even if you don’t think you have. The straight-to-your-heart mantras have filled your friends’ Instagram Stories and her artwork has colored your discover feed.

Now the artist and poet is coming to an Instagram effect near you. Through a creative partnership with…


Self-employment’s biggest side-effect is loneliness. You create alone. You work alone. Until you find community, you very much feel alone.

The loneliness has a big impact on the ebbs and flows of your creativity. It can make you feel like you’re aching for more ideas, different stimulation, or a different…

Vivian Nunez

Your creativity + mental wellness accountability partner. https://www.instagram.com/vivnunez/

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