Regardless of what we are trying to create, we have to balance the active and passive sides of our creative practices. In contest prep or other forms of body transformation, it is easy to get swept up in the “doing”…the diet, the training…the “work” so to speak. When the active side becomes dominant, though, we elicit more struggle, […]
Last night, as I was sifting through my receipts to set up the accounting for the studio. I came across the receipt that was instrumental in this recent string of synchronicity. Saturday, August 15, 2015…Happy Nails…deluxe pedicure. Thank goodness for my high maintenance feet, a franchise no-go, and my slow-selling house. Thank goodness for this […]
The why is what keeps us in the game. Of course, it is easier and simpler to change the what. But, it is critical for our economy that employees and companies in all industries recognize that the what can be transformed to match the why. The what just needs some alchemy.
Creativity & fear. Elizabeth Gilbert described them as conjoined twins…always linked to situations where the outcome is unknown. To live a creative life, we have to contend with fear…fear of no talent…fear of the mundane or useless…fear of no market, not the right resources, not the right contacts or support system…fear someone else already did […]
I come from a long line of perfectionists. My mother, her mother, my grandmother’s mother…well, you get the point. And, if you’re female, you probably share the point. Before we start a Facebook page celebrating our awesomeness or inserting this line into our resumés, let’s get clear on what being a perfectionist is really all […]