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Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2015’
Welcome, #DoCember!

It’s DoCember! A time to expose the beauty of the creative experiences that lie within joyful acts. Tis’ the season! The season to celebrate newness, joy, and the act of giving! This year I have been dusting off my joy and Christmas spirit, and am finally landing in the doorstep of love, cheer, fa-la-la-la-la, and all that stuff! But regardless of the season, I am always huge fan of giving, joy, and celebration. There are lots …

Exercising Creative Rest

—— Creative Rest As a creative, I have often considered it my job to continue to provide creative solutions to my people during seasons of rest. During the times when our natural inclination is to sleep, hibernate, or refuel. Are you also a subscriber to over giving of your creativity? For me, it’s a visceral response to need. When one of my people is in need, I happily sacrifice the time I need for creative …

Making Space To Give To Others

—— Filling your tank Giving to others. What a nice, and extremely complex, ability we have! Giving is as different as you and me; it’s so personal, intimate, and requires willingness and understanding. So how to consider true giving to others during the season where we work longer hours, rearrange schedules, host recitals and share days, and essentially do the hustle? I would love to tell you that this is easy (or easier than giving …

Making Space To Give To Yourself

—— Digging into your creativity Giving is a creative act in so many lovely ways. In order to be able to give, you must consider the recipient and their preferences and desires. For me, that manifests in a gift that is very meaningful and will bring that person great joy. For example, this year I will be making my 3 year old nephew a “tetar tap” (translation [for not all are well versed in 3yo speak…]: …

Creativity Wish List

—— Your Creativity Wish List List making is definitely on my list of all time, top ten favorite ways to help myself be productive. I like to list the things I need to do, then make a new list in prioritized order, then… then… then…. Well… then I look at my lists and take a break. I’ve gotta tell you – this list is not like those lists. It’s a great list, but it’s not …