How To Defeat Mental Swampass

“When there is nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire”- STARS The weather outside in Florida isn’t the only thing that has been funky. Recently, there has been many life changes that have left me a bit in of what I like to call “mental swampass”. What this means is that,…

Destructo After SOBcon: 5 Ways To Change Your Life

“Is this real life? Yes, Chris… SOBcon is real life…” After SOBcon, a three day social media/business/blogging mastermind convention in Chicago. I feel like the David After Dentist kid, it’s hard to step back into reality after three days of being surrounded by some of the most caring, innovative and successful people in the business.…

What To Do When Life Gets Messy…

Okay, as the state of Destructo HQ shows… over the last few weeks it’s been mighty messy. Between my father being ill and helping with social media destruction of Foursquare Day here in Tampa, everyone has been asking how I am able to keep it together without having a complete Destructo sized meltdown. Here’s some…

Lifestyles of The Self-Employed!

At Destructo HQ, things can get a little bit nutty like any office. Phones ringing, dogs barking, tweets tweeting and the occasional burp or two from Cpt. Spauldad. Ever since I was a little destructo, I knew that my work would not take place in a conventional office setting, I think I saw the movie…

Destroying Your Boredom: Silly Life Goals

Silly Goals Only…. Here at Destructo Deviations we are starting a new feature called “Destroying Your Boredom” where every week i’ll ask my twitter followers to answer one question. It will be a question to help you explore your inner self and motivate you to destroy your boredom. Answer the question posted on my Twitter…

Identity Crisis? Create A Press Kit!

The Miss Destructo Press Kit One of the most important things you can do as a creative or freelancer is to CREATE your identity and MAKE a press kit.  When I became unemployed many months ago this is one of the first things I did.. Now, it isn’t a golden ticket to a job. I…

Don’t Panic…Tips for the Newly Unemployed

My dear photographer friend mentioned in my last post JacenK was just today given the boot from his job in Chicago. This was really hard news to hear knowing the living costs in that city and that he was already currently struggling just to eat there with a job. Things like this can seem like…

Have You Ever Had It Blue?

solve the mysteriesrule with your heartmake a change and evolvebecause a second chancewill never never come-Vasi Vallis (Frozen Plasma) I realized something powerful sitting in the closet last Thursday, okay crazy lady what were you doing pondering life IN the closet? Well, as far as I know it was the hand of God reaching down…