filling your own cup first

January 27, 2023
Today I took myself on an artist date (aka Julia Cameron style), and I am so glad I did. As is often the case, I struggle to give myself permission to take ...
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January 6, 2020
When I first began writing, I took a class from a teacher who said it should never take anyone longer than 10 months to write a book. I remember wondering if ...
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December 3, 2019
Persist we must, if our art is ever to make its debut into the world. I am part of a weekly writers’ group, and on any given week, between 5 and 10 people gather ...
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trust the path

October 29, 2019
I just got an email from an artist/photographer friend of mine. She recently moved back to her hometown to pursue a photography project that had been brewing ...
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October 1, 2019
Don’t underestimate the power of rituals. What seems small, and at first glance insignificant, is in fact a vital part of our creative expression. On any single ...
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freedom is an inside job

September 5, 2019
Remembering that freedom is an inside job will serve us well on our creative journey. Too often we forget this fact and expect that the freedom we seek ...
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the value of creative rest

August 14, 2019
Creators need to rest. This might feel counter intuitive in a world that is always “on.” Rest, after all, isn’t allowed when making tangible outcomes is the only ...
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