Mirror Mirror

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Mirror Mirror on the wall.. Do you spend a lot of time wondering who you are? Who are you? Who are you, really? At times, I think I am everything, and at the same time I think I am nothing. I am happiness, and stillness. I am sadness and I am craziness. I am the wild party girl and at …

Allowing Room is the Key to Finding Your Purpose

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Let go of your desperate struggle to find your path. The process of discovering your true purpose or your unique authentic self  is a natural one.  It wants to come out and you don’t need to struggle so hard to find it . Rather put your effort into simply getting out of your own way instead of trying so damn …

365 Gathered Truths

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I am in LOVE. What a great way to start your day. Wake Up, have your cappuccino, then pull one of the 365 gathered truths out of a vintage black box . You will see it manifest itself in some form or another throughout your day. Great prompting tool for creating too! This was One of Oprah’s favourite things this …

Write Every Day

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There is something special that transpires through the consistency of writing, every day. Crappy or not, still write. Show up and put pen to paper and the rest will come. Just do it applies here. It doesn’t need to be a best-selling novel. It just needs to be done. It all matters. This keeps your brain in the game.

Be Bewildered

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Pay attention, notice people, Conversations, interactions, and words.  Be astonished and live in bewilderment. Tell people about it. Paint it draw it or say it.  Do what ever you can to stay out of your ego. Fall in Love with your creations. Focus on touching others through creativity that you express from your heart out into the world … and …

Feeling It

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Sometimes it matters less that you create the most wonderful thing ever and more that you take an action from your heart.

HIO – word of the day

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HIO (Latin) a way of being, hio means to stand open, with full openess on the bridge between your ego and your soul . Standing with an open heart, an open mind, an open gut and  all things alive and wide open and  not be swayed back into narrowness;  to stand  firm within this way of being. To have a …

Going Deep

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Your only hope of finding true depth within your creativity is in your willingness to be unafraid of going into the dark to take a look at your shadows and having the courage to ask them to come out to play.  The pulse of creativity beats within these discrete parts of yourself. Talk to them and meet the core of …

Be Beauty

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  Give yourself permission to feel and be beautiful in as many ways as you can.   When you slow down and allow things to flow, you can even feel beauty and harmony outside of what is supposed to be harmonious.  If you are brave enough you can even feel and see beauty inside of conflict and chaos and within …

Meeting your Needs

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Having faith in the benevolence of Life gives you the space and the peace needed to be able to feel curious and to relax just enough to be open to what it is that you really need, even if you aren’t exactly sure of what that is. Replace your fear of not knowing with wonder.

The Truth is…

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You don’t need to take another single class on how to become more creative. You simply need to get the heck out of the way.