Word Jar

I found this book at the library. The title caught my eye - Journal Sparks: fire up your creativity with spontaneous art, wild writing, and inventive thinking. I mean seriously! That has everything I'd liked to try out! Author Emily K. Neuburger. The book is colorful with lots of creative exercises. It is divided up …

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10 Life Lessons

I want to share some life lessons.  Some lessons I have a handle on and others I am still a work in progress.  Here it goes: Don't make assumptions - we don't know what other people are dealing with.  All of us bring baggage to the table. Don't assume you know. Listen to understand - …

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Get unstuck in 2022

This is my year to push boundaries and limit regrets. To just do it. My word this year is REALIZE. I want to make realize dreams I have had. This post is about one of them. For years now Wanda, over at A Wandafulthing, and I have talked about offering a class together. Something fun. Not …

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We are creatives and we don’t care what society says

Melissa Gilbert in her book Big Magic said we are all creative and I believe that. She says let go of perfection and create.  I think we have to redefine what we think creative is.  It is not just being a writer, painter, sculptor, potter and/or poet.   I feel it is broader than that.  It …

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Just doing it! Checking a box

2020  has been surreal. I had high hopes for the year. Then the world went to crap and wham we're in self isolation.  I continued working during the pandemic so that routine didn't change.  It was more staying at home once I walked through the door. I enjoy my time at home. Alone.  The biggest …

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Chakra Society – Part Two

I posted stepping into the arena part 1 that I was starting a new creative journey. That lead me to thinking of a name for this journey.  Something catchy and hopefully that would resonate with people. I wanted it to be along the lines of creativity.  Creative Circle?  Making it? These and a few more names …

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Stepping into the arena – Part 1

New year new decade.  My word for 2020 is fierce.  I'm determined to pull my word out when I am doubting myself.  My doubt often comes into play when I have an idea. You know, oh that has already been done. It is not ready, I can't pull that off.  I am sure you can …

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Creative liberation – 5 minutes

A friend and fellow blogger (Natalie is finding balance) said we should do this! She did Estelle's SHE course and loved it. Estelle is also her yoga instructor.  Natalie knows if it is something new and creative I'm in.  So we both signed up for a 5 day creative liberation class Marks & Doodles. Check Estelle …

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What caught my eye – favorites from the past month

I always enjoy what caught my eye in the past month. Hope something catches your eye or you just enjoy the eye candy. Apartment Therapy  has this house bursting with color. More eye candy for me! Within the past year I am getting back into pink. Especially for decor/accents. I'm looking at redoing my balcony …

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7 Day Creative Challenge

I found this challenge on Pinterest and decided to tackle it  Check out Chapter Friday for all the details on this 7 day creative challenge. Day 1 for me was easy.  It was walking.  Well, half the year I walk back and forth to work (just under 5 K) so already in my schedule.  I don't like …

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