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 …

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 …

Creativity, Inc. on Leadership & Creativity

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CREATIVITY INC. From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, “The best leaders make room for and acknowledge what they do not know.  Not just because humility is a great virtue, but because until one adopts this mindset the most striking breakthoughs can’t occur. A good leader must accept risk, loosen control, not tighten …

TRUST the PROCESS

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It’s  important to step back, stop over-thinking -and stop trying so hard and simply just have faith. Having faith in the creating process gives you the space to be curious about what is taking place and to relax enough to be open to what is most in need of even if we aren’t exactly sure of what it is or …

Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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HOW TO SILENCE A WOMAN: RETREIVING HER VOICE… –When someone says, “We’re saying the same thing.” Say, “We are not saying the same thing.” –When someone says, “Don’t question, just have faith.” Say, “I am questioning, vato, and I have supreme faith in what I think.” –When someone says, “Don’t defy my authority.” Say, “There is a higher authority that …

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Boost your Creativity with Essential Oils

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I have been buying and using essential oils or years. I honestly feel that they lift up my mood, help me to relax and open up all my senses This is especially true of the Oud oil that I purchase from Durga Interiors, this is seriously the best oil for increasing creativity.  I wear it  everyday. Visit Ray or shop …

Wise Old Owl

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A Wise old owl sat on an oak. The more she saw the less she spoke;The less she spoke the more she heard; why can’t more be like that wise old bird. -Author Unknown There is an art to being able to listen to what people don’t say.