Book Launch! Fruitless at 40: Rediscovering my Creative Power

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I am not fruitless anymore. Through the writing, learning and practicing of the past 6 years, I have come out the other side with more wisdom, creativity and passion than I knew was… Continue reading

What is your creative superpower?

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If a child was asked what their superpower was, they would wonder why they had to pick just one? This child could easily convey their strengths, listing them off one by one. They… Continue reading

How long is each creative session?

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After receiving 123 responses, the one word that is most common in the answers to this question on my survey is, depends. Some common derivatives: depends on time depends on the project depends… Continue reading

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing

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A couple of years ago, one of my New Years resolutions was to start meditating. Even back then, everyone seemed to be talking about the amazingly restorative powers of meditation. But how was… Continue reading

It seemed like a good idea at the time…

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On Mother’s Day weekend, I was alone in my own house. My husband took our 2 kids camping and I had about 48 hours to myself. For those of you that live with… Continue reading

How often do you practice some kind of creative activity?

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Close to half of the respondents to my survey have answered this question with “weekly”. Over 30% claim a daily practice, with the least popular answer of “monthly” coming in at an even 25%.… Continue reading

Do you enjoy these creative practices?

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Question #3 from my survey; this one is super interesting. When I put up the multiple choice answers, I focused on the things I was most interested in at the moment. I was curious… Continue reading

How important is creativity in your life?

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Wow! 14 people have completed my survey – What does creativity mean to you? That is awesome, thank-you. If you have not taken the opportunity yet, please add your voice to the conversation! I… Continue reading

Do you think of yourself as a creative person?

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I’m curious. When someone says they self-identify as being creative, what do they mean? I think of myself as a creative person, I would use that label, or agree with it if someone… Continue reading

The creative girl I used to be

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Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit with an elder and have a long chat. We were trapped together on a plane for the long haul from London to Vancouver. He was much… Continue reading

Daring greatly is not easy

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I’ve been reading, “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown – in part because of the course work which follows this called “CourageWorks”. I’m terribly behind the pace of the reading and exercises, (I hope… Continue reading

Reflections on a year of exercise

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Today is my daughter’s 13th birthday, exactly one year from when I measured and weighed in. While this was never about the numbers, I am pleased with the results, just the same. It… Continue reading

Different kind of 12 step program

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Alan Cohen, an author and a psychotherapist, asks in his lectures: “who is dissatisfied with their work?” Seventy-five percent of the audience raise their hands. Cohen has created a twelve step system to… Continue reading

Thankful, creative, fun

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Every Friday, Daily Creatives gathers 5 interesting things from around the web. This instalment was posted last week. If you are interested in these kind of things, head over and check it out.… Continue reading

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