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Thanks for dropping by! Here you’ll find all sorts of insights into the creative process…

…along with tools to boost your own creative powers, tips for applying creativity to all areas of your life, news on related research results, inspirational stories, and more.

And once a month, I interview another expert in the field of creativity (or dream-building, or some other related topic) and post it right here for you.

Hopefully what I share here appeals to any person who can sense a strong desire for greater creative fulfillment … even in the face of their own (perceived) challenges like:

  • Feeling drained and unfulfilled in their job
  • Feeling over-extended at home with the demands of family
  • Feeling insecure about perceived ability limits and, perhaps, due to past experiences of rejection and failure
  • Feeling frustrated at having given up on (or simply “set aside”) a former creative dream
  • Feeling too old to develop new skills and/or start a new venture

Of course, there are many other possible “hurdles” to creativity. That’s why I so enjoy helping people drill down to their REAL challenges – the ones that lie deep down where we seldom look.

And while I focus primarily on helping people create through the arts … the principles, strategies, and techniques I use and teach can always be used successfully in other areas too, like in parenting, business, health and wellness, and more.

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The Freedom of Space: Part 1

Happy New Year! As I reflect on last year’s many gifts and lessons, and gaze into the vastness of our next tour around the sun, what stays with me is this: dream building is sacred work. Deep-seated dreams are not gratuitous. They’re not “fluff” – the stuff of...

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Engage Your Lionheart

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” – Helen Keller When I was a child I...

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Ignite Your Desire

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. - Marianne Williamson This week's post comes from the Life Mastery Institute. As I share this message with you, the days are growing shorter where I live.  I am...

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Homecoming: Part 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson tells us the greatest accomplishment is to be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else. In his timeless essay, “Self-Reliance,” he warns of two common threats to going off track in our own creative mission and...

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Homecoming: Part 1

On vacation, far from everyday concerns, we can so readily remember we are spiritual beings on a human journey. Recently, several of my coaching clients have mentioned how camping, hiking, and other getaways to new landscapes are an opportunity to unplug and tune in...

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Befriend Fear

We create from two primary emotional states: love and fear. The first, any variation of love, is expansive. It’s life-affirming. Our experiences truly open up when we consciously create from love. Fear, on the other hand, is contractive. Fear and love both function as...

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Honour Your Discontent

This week’s post comes, in part, from the Life Mastery Institute. I share it with you in recognition that when we acknowledge and trust the voice of inner knowing, we’re on our way to finding our right direction. In my workshops, people often are relieved to reframe...

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Ways of Persistence

We look to role models in developing our ability to persist in the direction of a dream. Those who have succeeded before us can help us develop faith and resilience. Engrained in me now is Og Mandino’s famous line, “I will persist until I succeed.” He likens a...

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