Creativity Kickstart: 4 Ways to Re-Imagine How you View Creative Milestones

  I think of creative milestones like a highlight reel of memorable moments. They can include a range of physical and emotional experiences in your life that have brought you joy or pushed you to grow, empowered you to realize something deeper about yourself or made you feel something intense that sticks in your mind and heart.   This is my definition, but what’s yours? How do you view and value your creative milestones? Do you even think about it, or just continue to do what y … [Read more...]

Assessing or Obsessing: Shifting How you Value your Creative Energy

  The end of the year often inspires a call for inner reflection, a desire to review what you’ve accomplished or reassess if your creative energy is being used in inspiring, productive ways. It’s also a time of year when it’s easy to be judgmental about what you’ve done or not done, dragging you into a bout of self-imposed doubt.   Is this normal? Yes. Is it something that needs fixing? Not necessarily, but the emotional experience associated with a self-review serves as a grea … [Read more...]