Isa Adney

Isa Adney
Isa Adney is an author and TV host named by GOOD magazine as one of the Top 100 People Moving the World Forward. She is currently writing a book about dreams. Follow her on Twitter or learn more at

5 Powerful Little Words That Give Me Courage

By Isa Adney | July 1, 2016

Sometimes I fall into a time-sucking YouTube-watching rabbit hole. But sometimes there are treasures in the hole. Sometimes you stumble across a video that gives you courage. Courage can stem from the most unlikely places and recently it came to me in the form of a TEDxBroadway Talk. In it EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony)…

Dream, Girl—Dream Big

By Isa Adney | June 18, 2016

It’s a Thursday morning in New York City. I arrived from Florida on Monday and saw Hamilton Tuesday at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. To say this has been a dream come true is like saying people in New York City have style—gross understatements. But today, June 9, 2016, I’m here to cover a documentary film…

Why Self-Doubt Might Be the First Step to Success

By Isa Adney | June 17, 2016

‘Vulnerable is the most powerful you can be.’

Are You Smart or Just Crazy?

By Isa Adney | June 3, 2016

When you try to be what you can’t quite see, a voice starts to creep in that says you’re crazy. It’s a battle, and it’s brutal.

The Hidden Benefits of Falling

By Isa Adney | May 20, 2016

When I got back up and looked around, I realized that I was different than I was before. In a good way.

Why Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone Is Worth It—Even When It’s Uncomfortable

By Isa Adney | May 6, 2016

All I can hope is that the ability to push through the incredible discomfort of ‘I don’t know’ will be a good ability to have.

How to Get Through Those ‘What Have I Done?’ Moments

By Isa Adney | April 22, 2016

Having someone acknowledge that something is hard is sometimes the only thing that makes it easier.

Even Creative Geniuses Create Things That Don’t Work

By Isa Adney | April 8, 2016

How to get to a place where your work matches your ambitions

When There’s Too Many Books and Not Enough Time…

By Isa Adney | March 18, 2016

This is how I took back my reading life.

What to Do When You Feel Stuck

By Isa Adney | March 4, 2016

How do you get through the middle of a project, when the thrill of beginning is gone and the end feels too far away?