Use the Good Paper

September 26, 2014 by  
Filed under current, Wisdom Space

Creativity is a Destructive Act. There is an element of destruction with everything we create. And this can be the thing that holds us back, that stills our voice, that has us staring into space or scrubbing grout with a toothbrush. When an artist paints, they use up paint, and the canvas is no longer […]

Forget the Rules and Create!

September 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Career Space, Guest Space, Writing Space

It is my pleasure to introduce Louise Watson to our pages today. Please do make Louise welcome – more about her below. ‘Everyone will laugh at me.’ ‘I haven’t got the talent.’ ‘I won’t be any good.’ Just some of the excuses I’ve heard for not taking up a creative activity. Fears over whether other […]

Big Power in Tiny Acts of Kindness

November 30, 2012 by  
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It is my pleasure to welcome Melissa Dinwiddie to our pages today! More about Melissa below. In February of 2011, I gave myself a gift: as an experiment, for one month, I committed to spending fifteen minutes every day making art, just for fun, just for me. I wanted to share about it here, during […]

Making a Mess in the Sandbox is Kindness 101

November 27, 2012 by  
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I have something very new and exciting for you today. This is my first video conversation, and it’s with the delightful Melissa Dinwiddie. Melissa is an artist, a writer, a singer-songwriter-performer, and a creativity instigator who is on a mission to empower people to follow their creative calling. I first met Melissa about 18 months […]

How to Revive a Dream Deferred

November 14, 2011 by  
Filed under current, Guest Space

I am so thrilled to welcome back Alison Gresik, Life Design Agent for Creatives, as our Guest Writer today! More about Alison below. Hope deferred makes the heart sick. Proverbs 13:12 Putting off a dream is such a wrenching decision. Whether you’re postponing for practical reasons or to follow another incompatible dream, letting go of […]