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The Creative Rituals of a New Project: Prayers and Underpainting

Creativity Tip: Create your own ritual to mark the start of a new creative project. It’s a simple way to celebrate your creative practice. Most of my rituals involve prayer; yours should include whatever helps you find your voice and celebrate the beginning of something fresh and new. Is it the singing of a specific song? The …

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How to Quickly Find Your Creative Flow

The Secret to Quickly Finding Your Creative Flow or Why Silliness is a Powerful Creative Tool

It can be difficult to find time for creative pursuits and even more challenging to transition into meaningful, creative production when we do find time.  I used to grumble in frustration about the amount of time I wasted moving into a place of creative flow until I developed a set of rituals to assist me …

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Making Space for Creativity

Making Space for Creativity

I was recently asked to give a single piece of advice to a high-school student.  My advice was simple:  make space for what you love.  Make the space in your heart and mind. Make space on your calendar and in your budget.  Make the physical space for what you love and desire.  Do this and …

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