A big part of making decisions is determining what our actions and choices have been inspired by. So we asked decision makers from the community to tell us about what they are inspired by.

Kara Zuzu | Ceramic Sculpture Artist

Animals and nature have been my biggest source of inspiration when making art from as far back as I can remember. Whether I am sitting on a busy park bench in the middle of a city or engaging in a secluded hike in a sprawling national park, I will always sit back and observe nature when it presents itself to me. Sitting with nature is a very meditative and grounding practice. Looking at animals engaging in their daily lives can instantly transport me, overthinking about my life, my stressors, or my worries quickly began to fade. Read more>>

Caprice` Ortivez | Adventure Company Owner/Guide

I am a person that is inspired by nearly everything in some way or another. The good, the bad, the difficult or challenging people and experiences I encounter along my journey, they all have inspiring aspects for me. Thought, as an an adventure company owner/guide and outdoor adventure enthusiast one inspiration that astounds me the most is, when I encounter and guide those that are not afraid to say, “YES” to a rock climbing adventure! Read more>>

Rose Reyes | Multidisciplinary Artist & Business Owner

I am inspired by people, my friends who are also creatives, my crews (Sour Patch Crew, Soulshifters Crew, and Terra Tusk Crew), and all the different creative mediums emerging. Read more>>