5 Ways to Flip the Script on Limitation and Turn it into Inspiration

  It’s no secret that seeing a limitation in life is sometimes easier than seeing what’s possible. When old mental patterns team up with ego and fear, the power of what you want can seem too far away and impossible to reach.   However, limitations like a health challenge, lost opportunity, broken relationship or difficulty in reaching a certain level of achievement are all common human experiences. The personal stories created as part of the journey to overcome what’s initi … [Read more...]

The Real Story Behind All your Creative Footsteps

  It’s easy to get caught up in the story of where you’ve been, mulling over all the creative footsteps that carried you to the present moment. In hindsight those steps may slightly resemble the path of a toddler hopped up on caffeine, but so what? No great stories I’ve read start with the words “everything went perfectly and according to plan…”   A review of your life and creative choices is always more informative and hilarious than living through it, the sting muted and the … [Read more...]

Does a Creative Impulse Follow a Plan or Purpose?

  A creative impulse is intoxicating. The rush of inspiration you feel in your mind and body lights you up, offering a body buzz that sends endorphins sky high. It’s dreamy, exciting and fun all at the same time.   When the initial feeling passes and your body settles down, sometimes the mind can come barging in with an agenda of it’s own. It’s not trying to ruin your fun on purpose, it sometimes just let’s the ego drive the bus instead of the heart.   So when you ha … [Read more...]