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Discovering Your Flow

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 […]

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Creativity: A Love Story

The secret to life is creativity. Wait. It’s not what you think it is.

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Reflectioning

The calendar tells me I’ve turned over, but my lingering holiday household cleanup and leftovers in the fridge tell me I’m still transitioning. All in good time, it seems I am allowing my days to unfold rather than conquering them into a sense of re-entry order. Although every day is a good day to begin […]

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A Great Reply for “So…What’s New with You?”

  It’s easy to undervalue our interests. We think we have to master a skill, have actual talent, in order to own it. That if we’re dabbling, playing with something — for fun! — our interest is not yet ready to be declared. So​ ​here’s​ ​another​ ​creativity​ ​exercise​ ​for​ ​us​ ​to​ ​keep​ ​the​ ​plasticity​ ​in​ ​our​ ​brains​ […]

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Six Words to One Story

Here’s an exercise for our creativity muscles: write a memoir in six words. No more, no less. Six words to tell a story. Hmmm. Lemme think about this for a bit… I first learned of this in Pam Grout’s new book, Art & Soul, Reloaded. As an example, she shares the story of Ernest Hemingway […]

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