Why is it that some people seem so creative? Every time you run into them, they seem to be into something new or transitioning from one phase to another of an ongoing project. And they seem so stoked about it. You can see it in the way they talk about their projects, the gleam in […]
Getting started can be the hardest part of being creative. Whether it’s getting started from scratch with a new practice or getting started on a daily basis with an existing practice, taking that first step can seem daunting for any number of reasons. Inertia Maybe you find yourself cleaning the house rather than face the […]
Do you ever take satisfaction in the way a job well done makes you feel? I’ll bet you do. That little zing! you feel in your chest, the gears whirring in your mind, creativity full steam ahead, that’s the good stuff.
We all have narratives about ourselves, so many of them negative. These are the things we tell ourselves in various situations. We drop something: “Clutz!” We misspeak in a social gathering: “I’m such an idiot!” Someone wants to play Pictionary: “I can’t even draw a stick person!” And on. And on. These narratives often get […]