goal setting

Now Is The Time When Thoughts Turn To Fire Monkeys

By |February 14th, 2016|

Every year I write a Lunar New Year’s post filled with goals and ideas that I aspire to complete. But this year, no grand aspirations came to me in time for the actual holiday on February 8th. And now, after a week of deliberation, I’m […]

In Defense Of The Perfectionist

By |January 17th, 2016|

I have an announcement to make:
I seek perfection in everything I do.
It seems not a week goes by without a new blog post, op-ed piece, image meme, or self-help book insisting perfectionism is the enemy. It’s the enemy of progress, the enemy of quality, the enemy […]

Preparing To Embark

By |July 19th, 2015|

A New Leaf & A New Life

By |April 13th, 2015|

Cue the trumpets! Sound the bell! Today marks the official launch of my business re-branding, and with that re-brand comes …

wait for it …

my new website.

It’s been a long, strange trip since I set up this shop on my virtual corner of the internet, but […]

What To Expect In The New Year

By |December 22nd, 2014|

I’ve promised new changes at Incandescere over the past year, and I think some of you have eyed me with dubious glances across the interweb, wondering “So where’s the change, Candace?” Well, have no fear, I’m not backing out of my “campaign promise.” I’m simply […]

That Time I Said I Would Revamp My Website

By |August 11th, 2014|

Hi ladies and gents! It’s been a long time since my last entry. Four-and-a-half months to be somewhat specific. I won’t apologize for my absence because life’s too long and excruciating for that. 🙂 But for those of you still checking in, I will tell […]

Get Ready to Giddyup: The Year of the Horse

By |January 31st, 2014|

I’ve been told I read too much into things. Usually by the same people who tell me I overthink and worry too much. I ignore these people.
In my book, there’s no such thing as overthinking. You either think or you don’t. It’s not a dirty […]

Breaking Through

By |January 8th, 2014|

If you’re familiar with my blog, you know I wait to set my annual resolutions until the Lunar New Year celebration at the end of the month. Although last year, you may recall, I pledged to make fewer goals and focus on a more spontaneous […]

3 Trends To Leave Behind In 2013

By |December 29th, 2013|

Most blog posts this time of year are focused on reviewing the January-to-December ups and downs and predicting what lies ahead in the New Year. We try to apply some sense of logic to our behavior and hope that it calms our nerves enough to […]

How To Balance Freelance & Fun In The Summertime

By |July 23rd, 2013|

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, it seems like the summer is just flying by. A month has passed since the longest day of the year and the heat doesn’t look like it will ease up anytime soon. It’s been easy to forget the grind and […]