Category Archives: Creativity + Inspiration

Ira Glass on the Creative Process

A friend posted the following video on Facebook the other day and I think it’s worth a watch for everyone in a creative field. It’s public radio host, Ira Glass‘s, take on the creative process translated to video by Get Out of the Box: I know we can all relate to this on some level. When you […]

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On Creative Recovery and the True Self

I am facilitating a weekly study group of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. We’re on week five now, with the goal of discovering a renewed sense of possibility and honoring the true self. It is my second time through this material. The first time, I was completely blocked. I had just closed my photography business after a […]

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Renaissance Women who Bust the Artist vs Scientist Myth

As a creative business owner, I often run into people who tell me, “I don’t have an artistic bone in my body.” Invariably they are very practical folks who work with numbers or facts in financial, legal, or technical careers. I always respond, “I don’t believe that for one second.” We all have the potential […]

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Giving Thanks + A Fab Freebie

Happy Thanksgiving! As Americans celebrate and express gratitude for their good fortunes this week, I’d like to take a moment to give thanks for you, blog reader, client, friend. Thanks for being here and for your interest in my writings and work. I even have a fab freebie for you as a small token of my […]

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Painting #4: Oregon

Can you believe I’ve already finished my fourth painting? Me either, but since it was my first self-directed watercolor, I chose an easy one. Painting is self-care for me, something I try to do it frequently. This painting was inspired by a photo taken by my friend, Mike, a coxswain at Oregon State. You can […]

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