Let’s face it, when you’re isolated, it can be tedious. It can be monotonous. It can be boring.
You turn to your social media feeds and see all the clever things people are doing and think, if I were creative, look how much fun I’d have. Plus, I’d have something to do.
I wish I were creative…
I’ve already written about what creativity really is, you can read about it here. But you may be wondering, how do I even get started? What IS my creative expression?
The graphic above is how I see the creative process. ...
I have never spent so much time on Facebook!
My anxiety is sky-high right now. I bought a house on St. Patrick’s Day. I’m meeting strangers in my new home hiring
them to paint and do repairs and measure for window coverings. (germs!) I’ve ventured to Home Depot twice. (cooties!) I’m trying to get the movers to come sooner so
I can shelter in MY place. (I’m not
And now my supplies are starting to run low, so I know I
have a grocery store run in the near future. (Will there be toilet paper!?)
So, in my ...
When I was locked into the day job, I had no time to explore things I was curious about, no time to hang out at the library and no time to design and make the crochet projects rolling around in my head. I was up early every morning sitting at the desk, selling my time and life energy to something outside myself.
I wanted things to be different.
Beginning a creative project means we have to face our skill level first. We give up before we start. How did this successful author build her skills?
Are you stuck? Does
the thought of sitting in front of a blank page or blank canvas terrify
you? Do you have mountains of unused supplies? Does that make you feel guilty?
That crazy guy, Albert Einstein, said “The significant
problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking that created
When you engage in your creativity and feel the deep inner joy of being in a state of flow, you will begin to think differently. Your comfortable logical analytical way of thinking will be toast!&n...
Those are the words that begin the Hawaiian ho’oponopono ritual of forgiveness. If you aren’t familiar with it, it goes like this: