Opening Up to the True Spirit of Creative Self-Care

  The spirit or energy around your creative self-care practice is driven by your desire and willingness to listen to what resonates, then act on it.    I think of creativity as a spiritual energy. It’s an impulse that comes from somewhere deep within me that I don’t have to understand. I do have to give it permission to be expressed. When I’m stressed, tired, not taking care of myself or have no room for play or visioning, it’s hard to connect with the spirit of … [Read more...]

View Creative Challenges as Opportunities to Find Intuitive Solutions and Healing

  It’s inherently human to strive to solve creative challenges. The discomfort, fear, irritation and “not knowing” energy drives you to find answers to what you see as “problems.”   But what if those "problems" are the key to you understanding yourself on a deeper level, as well as the key to unlocking the creative gifts hiding on the other side? In other words, what if they aren’t problems at all, but opportunities to expand into deeper emotional intelligenc … [Read more...]

Ever Listen to Music with Eyes Closed? How it Helps You Connect With New Dimensions of Intuition and Creativity

  Music is one powerful emotional influencer. It inspires and uplifts. Helps us deal with tough times, break-ups and that pesky old baggage we need to heal and release. It brings us closer to understanding our life and emotions as we see ourselves through an artist’s eyes, and can also help alleviate feelings of loneliness and disconnection.   When we listen to music, we are no longer limited to a set of headphones hooked into a stationary stereo or record player. It’s on our p … [Read more...]

The Tricky Loop Between the Past and Your Creative Future

  You are not your past, but you’ve shaped a creative future based on it.   The things you want to do but never tried, Fears you’ve faced and grown past, Desires that kept tickling your heart and never silenced, The people who made you strong with their support or by a complete lack of it, Dreams that seemed as big as the sky and just as far away...   These experiences, feelings and soul cries are all part of what makes your path unlike anyone else's, inf … [Read more...]

10 Simple Ways to Create an Emotional Release Plan

All of us need time to power down, disconnect from the world and find a way back to the space within. It’s not always easy with all the demands on our time and body, especially when so many people want more and more from us.   There is only so much the mind, body and spirit can take operating at that level. Pockets of energy build up, old emotional patterns and ways of thinking clog our perceptions and suddenly we feel run down, maxed out and anxious, not to mention exhausted. We may e … [Read more...]