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, […]
As I compiled my 4th chapter of 100 Happy Days (#67-75) from last fall, I see how happiness was hard to find at times, but how critical it was for me to find it. At the precipice of change, happiness beckons us to Dream Big and Desire More. I hope you enjoy!
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 […]