Kelly Wearstler ON: Why Changing Your Environment Will Change Your Mood and How to Access Curiosity to Pursue Your Passion

Do you want to live a more intentional life and unlock your creative spark? Do you want to learn how to avoid feeling burnout? Today, Kelly Wearsler joins us on the podcast to teach us how to create an environment that makes you happy, how to understand your own worth when creating a business, and how to train your own eye in order to improve your own home design.  Kelly is a multi-faceted and award-winning creator of experiential residential, hospitality, commercial and retail environments, expansive collections of lifestyle products and thought-provoking brand collaborations. Her designs have redefined the design industry and influenced the rise of designer hotels and experiences. She is best known for her eclectic and maximalist designs that tell a story. Some of her clients include Gwen Stefani and Cameron Diaz Today we get to learn about Kelly in a deeper way. She takes us through her own journey of self discovery, starting her business from the ground up, and the moment that her mind changed on her most valued creation to date, her family.  Throughout our conversation, we explore the significance of designing spaces that evoke meaningful emotions. We also discuss strategies for ways to prevent burnout when juggling multiple projects. Join us as we chat through living intentionally by using your environment to do so. You will love this episode if you are looking to make a change in your space!  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 01:40 Can the art of designing make people happy? 03:22 “People want to see and experience something they haven’t seen before.” 04:53 Design is a combination of an old soul and a new spirit 10:31 How to stay open-minded for new ideas and not get lost in what is trending 12:20 Kelly shares how taking photos can help you find new patterns and styles 16:42 Curiosity is a driver in pursuing your passion 18:59 Take your time to find things that have meaning and connection to you 21:19 Jay explains the meaning behind the art pieces in his studio 22:51 The deep rooted interest in art and design 26:38 Kelly talks about her first project in Venice Beach  29:50 Then and now, concept presentations can be challenging 32:51 What was the most difficult part about starting your career? 35:29 Mistakes are important in any creative process 34:06 One of the projects that helped shift Kelly’s career 41:02 Let’s take a look at some of the best art projects in Kelly’s book 42:44 Do you need to spend big to create your own space? 44:50 Make do of what you’ve seen or have and make it interesting 48:13 “Give people an experience they can take an incredible memory with.” 49:34 How to incorporate plants when designing a place 50:33 Inspired by a home Kelly visited in Malibu 52:52 Being a mother is one of the most transformational experience for women 55:11 How do you stay present in your work and when with family? 56:25 “Creativity is your soul while replication is looking outward.” 57:34 To avoid burnout, saying no is just as important as saying yes 01:00:58 Transforming dreams into realistic art designs 01:02:55 How can artists appropriately price the worth of their work 01:08:05 Kelly Wearstler on Final Five   Episode Resources: Kelly Wearstler | Website  Kelly Wearstler | Instagram Kelly Wearstler | Facebook Kelly Wearstler | TikTok  Kelly Wearstler | Books Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty for privacy information.

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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!