Category Archives for "Challenges"

Solutions for some of the creative challenges artists and makers face

What you should know about Creative Resistance

Resistance is your compass

Let’s talk about Creative Resistance, shall we? I believe we notice it more at the start of a new year because we revisit our resolutions and good intentions and wonder WHY did last year get away from us…again? There’s hope What is it? Where does it come from? Why do we avoid our work (even […]

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Joy to you and me

Find your joy

Every time you express a complaint about how difficult and tiresome it is to be creative, inspiration takes another step away from you, offended.  Elizabeth Gilbert In her book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Gilbert takes a practical common sense attitude towards living a joy-filled, creative life I can appreciate. It’s a breath of […]

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Limits and Creativity

creativity is how I show my soul

A ‘no limits’ philosophy — “Break away – The sky is the limit – Be all you can be” — is popular, especially among life coaches and motivational speakers. As a society it appears we’ve accepted this philosophy without question. In fact, I couldn’t find any positive images depicting limits, constraints and boundaries to use with […]

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