In the spirit of our creative endeavors meshing with our life situations, consider prioritizing. How do we balance the two? Mesh [mesh]; synonyms: combine, connect, coordinate, dovetail, harmonize, engage, interlock, muddle, snare, tangle, twist . . .
We all have personal interests. They are our creative outlets, our down time, a way that we re-balance. Some of these are easily identifiable: writing, painting, playing an instrument, throwing pottery… We name these “Arts.” Others are less obvious: cooking, puzzles, reading, gaming… We label these “Hobbies.” What we call them doesn’t matter. What does […]
In the spirit of continuing to create spaciousness, I’ve got another practice I’ve been trying. Here’s an alternative to working through your tasks so that you have time for yourself afterward: Bring a creative essence, regardless of what you are doing. This means finding the flow in the laundry. The meal preparation. The (gasp!) bill-paying. The […]
May I be blessed. May I be held. May I receive the peace of my center. Tami Lynn Kent, from her book Wild Creative What do you feel in your body as you read this? My belly melted, my chest expanded, and my eyes quickened with tears. Clearly there is something here for me. Perhaps there […]