If you want be unstoppable, you have to understand the creative process. By knowing where you are in the cycle, you reduce unrealistic expectations and the possibility of getting blocked.
I love quotes. I keep a growing collection of good quotes in my bullet journal. Continue reading 20 Quotes to Inspire Your Creative Mojo
If you’ve been paying attention you may have noticed the blog was quiet this past month. (The Mary Oliver poem was just a flare I sent up to let you know I was still around.) I needed a retreat. Continue reading The Inner Tyrant: Don’t Fight. Retreat.
A chickadee flew into my life between snowstorms and brought with it two important reminders for me.
Continue reading Lessons from a Chickadee: Nova Scotia Life
Mother Nature wasn’t showing much love yesterday. She hammered us with a huge blizzard here in the Maritimes. Continue reading Showing my Creative Heart Some Love
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
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.
Some days, especially in the dead of winter, my imagination gets hungry. Just like my physical self, it needs to refuel. Here are five ways I feed my imagination creative ideas and inspiration.
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.
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