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A Bit of Inspiration

Sharmarke

Every Friday, I send out a newsletter that fuels your creativity, broadens your horizons, and explores overlooked ideas. All to spark your own journey of self-discovery and transformation.

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Think Like a Designer

2. FEB. 2023 Think Like a Designer How to Live the Good Life Your time is finite, and with each passing day, you age. Have you ever paused and wondered if you're moving towards a meaningful direction, or just going with the flow? The alarm rings, and you hit snooze, rising half-asleep from bed. You check your phone, then enter the bathroom to brush your teeth and shower, moving through the motion without much thought. Breakfast is made and eaten somewhat automatically, with frequent phone...

27 days ago • 5 min read

26. JAN. 2023 The Conscious Creator How to Consume Content the Right Way Hey guys, How are you? I hope you're having an awesome Friday! Before we get into this week's issue, I wanted to remind you that I launched Story Seeds some days ago. I'd love to hear feedback from those of you who've downloaded it and used it. If you haven't downloaded it yet, you can do it by clicking on this link. That's for now, let's dive right into this week's topic about consuming content as a creator. You open...

about 1 month ago • 4 min read

19. JAN. 2023 Own Your Digital Space Why You Shouldn't Rely on Social Media Hey guys, The noise on social media is loud. Everyone is fighting for attention, seeking followers, likes, and shares. And it becomes a challenge to get your voice heard and seen when you don't have a huge following. The ever-changing algorithm doesn't make it any easier. An algorithm that favors content from those with huge followings. Let's not forget, that you're sometimes being force-fed ridiculous content...

about 1 month ago • 3 min read

12. JAN. 2024 Goals as Direction, Not Definition Why the Journey Matters More Than the Destination Hey guys, I came to the realization as I entered the new year that many of the goals I set out to achieve throughout 2023 weren't met. From increasing my social media following and newsletter subscriptions to launching digital products, and from updating my website to expanding my network. These were just glimpses of what I aimed for. Reflection on Failure to Meet Goals There were a couple of...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

29. DEC. 2023 Reflect, Unpack, Create Discoveries, insights, and lessons worth sharing this month. Hey guys, It's that time of the month where I'll share some discoveries, lessons, and insights that I thought were worth sharing. What challenge(s) did you experience this month, and how did you overcome it? 🛣️ Most of the time, social media can become a tool that makes you forget why you started on your journey. You become too focused on vanity metrics like followers, likes, comments, etc. Back...

2 months ago • 4 min read

22. Dec. 2023 Don't Be a Brand, Be Human Why I Believe Personal Branding Is a Trap Hey guys, How are you? I hope you're having an awesome Friday! I want to thank all of you who've subscribed to this newsletter and keep reading it every Friday (when I do send it out, LOL). Your support means a lot. I do hope that you find a bit of inspiration (no pun intended) in these issues. Today's topic is about personal branding, and why I believe it's a trap that hinders the humanity in us. Let's...

2 months ago • 4 min read

15. DEC. 2023 Restoring Hope Why Being Optimistic Will Get You Far In Life. Hey guys, How are you? I hope you're having an amazing Friday. It's great to be back after a long break. I had a relapse in my autoimmune condition affecting my vision and hearing, so I had to take a step back from social media and content creation in general. The last few weeks have been hectic with visiting different specialists, but I feel better now. I'm on a new treatment that should help suppress the immune...

3 months ago • 2 min read

27. OCT. 2023 Ideas Worth Spreading Sharing My 10 Favorite TED Talk Videos. Hey guys, How are you? This week I was unsure about what to write about and share in the newsletter. This doesn't always happen, but occasionally it does, and I'm okay with that. As you can guess from the title and subtitle, this week's newsletter will be a bit different from the usual ones I send. But it still perfectly fits with the A Bit of Inspiration newsletter. I'm sharing my top 10 favorite TED Talks that I've...

4 months ago • 1 min read

13. OCT. 2023 Lead With Curiosity Tapping into Our Innate Drive to Know More. Hey guys, When you lead your life with curiosity, you’re being open to a world of possibilities. One tiny spark of interest can lead you down a rabbit hole of knowledge and insights. In my case, I’ve a passion for design. That led me down a path to gain knowledge of other topics besides design. I’ve delved into business, marketing, copywriting, and even history. Design became a gateway for me to explore, to make...

5 months ago • 4 min read

6. OCT. 2023 Sharing Your Work Turning Vulnerability into Your Loudest Voice. Hey guys, It's been a minute. How are you? I've missed writing these newsletters, so it's great to be back! If you were wondering why you didn't receive an email last week, this is the reason why. Today's newsletter we're going to talk about the essence of vulnerability in our creative journey: Sharing our work. At a glance, sharing online seems like child's play with a few taps and keystrokes. But there's so...

5 months ago • 3 min read
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