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How to make creative space even when you have no space

9 Ways to find Creative Space

When it comes to pursuing our creative passions, there seem to be three problems that come up over and over: lack of time, space and funds. I shared some time solutions in an earlier post so let’s talk about finding space.  Continue reading How to make creative space even when you have no space

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Why You Need to Stop Hiding Your Creativity

Bring your creativity out of hiding

For way too long, creativity took second place to my ‘real’ life. Like most of you reading this, there was a family to raise, relationships to nurture and a living to make.

A year ago I was devouring  Brene Brown’s book “Daring Greatly” and decided to embrace her concept of “Wholeheartedness” as a way to live. I had no idea at the time it would lead me to a completely new life by the ocean in Nova Scotia. 

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Are you a Renaissance Soul, too?

Are you a Renaissance Soul?

I spent a lot of years wondering why I couldn’t choose just one thing and stick with it. (I’m sure my husband, who tends to be laser-focused often wondered the same thing).

If you peeked inside my studio you could be forgiven for not know exactly what my passion was. Painting? Writing? Quilting? Knitting?

Turns out I am a Renaissance Soul.

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3 Secrets to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

Dream BIG

We’ve all got dreams and ideas that we want to make happen. Especially us creative types. (That’s you, right?)

However, I also know making our dreams into reality can be a struggle. These days we’re pulled in a lot of different directions, especially by our own brains which won’t stop generating ideas long enough for us to do something about them!

Short bursts of concentrated action have become my ‘secret weapon’ for getting stuff done. Continue reading 3 Secrets to Help You Achieve Your Dreams