Should vs. Must: A Daily Practice of Following Your Heart with Elle Luna

Today my guest is Elle Luna. Elle is a designer, painter and writer. On April 8, 2013, Elle published an essay on, “The Crossroads of Should and Must,” which quickly went viral. Within weeks, it was tweeted to over 5 million people and seen by over a quarter of a million readers. Elle extended that post into an illustrated, four color book, The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion, where she explains the importance of mistakes, of “unlearning,” of solitude, of keeping moving and of following a soul path. She was also a featured speaker at Emerging Women Live in October in San Francisco.

In today’s episode, Elle and I spoke about:

  • Dreams: How to use them as signposts of what to go after in the “real world”
  • What Elle means by Should and Must, and how to make decisions toward Must
  • Her belief that there is a rise of spirit and emergence going on right now in the collective
  • How Must is not quite a decision, but rather… well, a must


Here is my  conversation “Should vs. Must: A Daily Practice of Following Your Heart” with the inspirational artist Elle Luna.

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