Don’t Let Distractions Slow You Down

Today we want to chat about something we rarely talk about, but are intimately familiar with. Each and every one of us. Distractions are all around us. Literally everywhere you turn in this digital age, you can be distracted by something… 

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Lessons Learned from Failure with Marmalead

Failure. As entrepreneurs and creatives, we all run into it at one time or another. It’s discouraging to have an amazing idea or dream and then not have it work out. It can make us want to sit down and cry a river of tears and then swim in the puddle😭 Don’t do that though! If you’re in the middle of not being sure if something will work out or not, let’s talk through it and resolve to not give up, because you might be about to turn a corner and everything could be about to change!

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Music And Productivity With Marmalead

Music. The universal language. As creatives and artists, music often plays a pivotal role in our business and lives. This language that often doesn’t even use words, fills up empty spaces and moments throughout our days. For some, it might inspire new creations. For others, it may ease anxiety and bring calm where there was none.

You probably know intuitively that music is a fantastic way to calm down or to get yourself pumped up, whether for a workout or brainstorming session. And a quick Google search would show that science backs up the fact that music does indeed affect us in many, many ways.

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New Year’s Resolutions For Etsy Shop Success

One week out

Today marks seven days to Christmas Eve! You’re more than likely winding down in your shop. Inventory has become much smaller. Boxes and envelopes and more boxes have been packed with care and precision. Personal touches have been added to each parcel. These were then carefully shipped to new homes with love. All of this being a reminder to those who purchased your items that it was handmade by a small business owner somewhere out in this great big world!

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