Fortunately // Unfortunately


Fortunately // Unfortunately


By Chris Dunmire | September 25, 2022


Happy Autumn!

If you haven't discovered that Isette Façìon's research on The World's Oldest Microblogging Platform sounds as suspicious as her name, it leads you to our new Cookie Fortune Maker (CFM). Try it, I think you'll really like it!

I'm dipping into The Power of Fun by Catherine Price. She makes the case for engaging in an extra-special version of fun she calls True Fun. She says its "magical confluence of playfulness, connection, and flow" can lead us to be "more productive and joyful and less resentful and stressed," among other benefits.

Wow, "True Fun" sounds just like creativity!

Inspired, I think I'll change my last name to Funmire. See, with one small change I can imbue my entire identity with instant positive trajectory!

What one small change might you make that can make a big difference in your trajectory?

Oh, with the launch of the CFM, Madam Bedazzle says there's some important lessons to be had around fortunes. Her extraordinary wisdom awaits you below.

Chris

Chris Funmire
Imbuer of positive trajectories


Fortunes

Chris Dunmire

Cookie Fortune Maker (CFM)

The World's Oldest Microblogging Platform rightly takes its seat in the history of social media. Play with the app as a creative exercise or to make your own printable fortune messages.


Someday is Today

Matthew Dicks

Grit, Persistence, and Luck

A quick study of the grit, persistence, and luck of famous people will help eliminate misconceptions and demystify the creative process.

The Halls Deck

Madam Bedazzle

Fortunately // Unfortunately

Insights and lessons read from a card pair that encourages a game of optimistic one-upping and staying in front of rolling stones.


Puzzle

Chris Funmire

Autumn Puzzle Twist (PDF)

An autumn puzzle challenge with a special twist. What inspiring fall-related words could you possibly find?

Journaling

Leia Francisco

Journaling Your Transitions

Writing about transitions brings a wisdom beyond just thinking and talking about them. Move through them in three fluid, overlapping phases.


Creative

John M. Eger

Fostering Creativity in the Classroom

13 Ways teachers can foster an environment for creativity to flourish in their students.