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Your Creative Backyard

Everyone already has a backyard full of creative possibilities. You just need to take the first step.

Susanna Ryan is a self-taught cartoonist and author of the bestselling book “Seattle Walk Report,” documenting her adventures in her city by foot. In this witty talk, Susanna shares how she found joy in long walks and invites all of us to explore our own backyards of possibilities.

(Video from CreativeMornings/Seattle. Photo by Jenny D. James.)


Things not to say to a UX designer.

Short, high-quality book summaries for busy people.

Can you hack your body clock to become a morning person?

A memory champion explains how she remembers things.

Explore the vast archive of The Museum of Youth Culture.

Advice for your creative journey from award-winning storytellers.

Canoe Concert host music sessions on a lake.

Dear Kyrgyzstan is short film about an entrepreneur’s love for a remote village.

What you need to know before building a career in “content.”

The workspace app Notion is now free for all students.

Complete over 100 acts of kindness.


Company 1 Dessign Themes design and develop modern and unique WordPress themes for creative professionals. See their work!

Company 2 Amelia of Soul Stewardship Coaching & Healing is an empowerment coach. Her mission is to support you in your journey to an empowered life. Book a session with her!


The Glover Park Group is hiring a Senior Designer in Washington D.C. is hiring a Customer Engagement Marketer to work remotely.

Netflix is hiring a Studio Logistics Specialist in Amsterdam.

WeWork is hiring a Product Manager in Utah.

Asana is hiring a User Operations Specialist in Tokyo.

Mayker is hiring a contract-based Floral & Event Designer in Nashville.

Nava PBC is hiring a part-time Recruiter to work remotely.

Shopify is hiring an Associate Product Manager Intern in Ottawa.

Editor’s note:

This newsletter is like a pineapple. It’s a little bit weird, but has sweet enriching content on the inside.

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