In writing my book on creativity I am including a section on vibrant health through tapping into your creative nature. I am convinced expanding your right brain is a key to better health and vitality.
Interestingly I am also at the menopausal age in life where I am able to devote time and energy into discovering where my own creative nature leads and am finding a new me I didn’t know was there. I am reading a ton of books, articles and quotes that feed into this belief that being…Continue
Three questions keep running through my mind:
1. Who is speaking into my life?
2. Am I really listening?
4. Am I giving valuable output to others?
This morning I listened to a podcast while on the treadmill that was not only inspirational but also sparked the nagging afterthought of “who is speaking into my life?" Interestingly, that is not at all what…
While shopping recently with a good friend she held up a garment for me to check out and I made an off-hand remark about how that would not fit my fat posterior. During the course of the excursion, there were several times I made remarks about myself that were less than kind. At one point my friend pointed out to me, sweetly, that I needed to quit talking so negatively about myself. Harrumph!
I know better than most what negative self-talk does to a person. Dan and I teach…Continue
On a recent ride through the country after a rain storm, my husband abruptly stopped mid-sentence to point out the rainbow off in the distance. I found it quickly and reflected on its beauty. We continued our catch-up discussion and while making a point I took off my sun-glasses, gazing off in the direction of the rainbow. Weird….it had disappeared! I continued talking and put my sunglasses back on. Voila! The rainbow was as clear as it was before. Took my glasses off again…Continue
I learn a lot about myself through art. In my class yesterday we talked about being authentic. “What does authentic mean to you?” and “How does that relate to your art?” We each wrote our response on paper so as not to influence the answer someone else might give. It was a great exercise!
Now art takes on many forms. You certainly don’t have to have a paint brush in your hand in order to be creative. One of my teachers,…Continue