In this episode of Support is Sexy, Elayne sits down with poet, artist, and musician Morgan Harper Nichols to hear the remarkable story of how she got to where she is today. They talk about creating with intention, letting go of the how, listening to people’s stories, and being open to the possibilities everywhere. The journey is told in such an open and beautiful way that some part is bound to resonate with you. Wherever you are in life right now, take a pause, listen to Morgan Harper Nichols’ story, and think about How Far You Have Come.
About our guest:
Morgan Harper Nichols is an artist, poet, and musician who finds inspiration in the stories and conversations of everyday life. After starting her career as a college admission counselor she shifted into freelance music, and between performances, she designed art and turned songs into poetry. Before long one of those poems went viral on Pinterest, and just a few years later she became a Wall Street Journal bestseller with an Instagram following of nearly 2 million.
She focuses on art that tells a story, and she uses her gift as a way of connecting herself and other people to a shared emotion. She has authored six books, she has her own website, an online shop, and blog, her own podcast, her own Youtube channel, and an app called Storyteller, where she posts inspirational words and art every day.
Insights from the Episode:
- The importance of taking time to find what you truly love.
- Being intentional about things as you create them.
- Releasing yourself from the burden of the word “how.”
- How simply being open to possibilities can guide you towards doing what you love
Morgan Harper Nichols:
Online Blog: Garden24
Youtube: Morgan Harper Nichols
Podcast: The Morgan Harper Nichols show
LinkedIn: Elayne Fluker
Support is Sexy
Post-production for this episode was provided by Podcast Laundry.