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Creative JumpStart: Stretch Your Way to Creativity

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Our brains have this awesome ability to come up with ideas. This creativity truly makes us human…among a few other things of course. Learning how to stretch your way to creativity is a great tool!

But creativity comes best to a healthy mind and a healthy mind is fueled by a healthy body. Diet and exercise are key to a healthy life.

So is stretching.  Continue reading Creative JumpStart: Stretch Your Way to Creativity

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5 Ways To Creativity and Productivity During The Holidays

Holidays

I normally don’t post on Saturdays, but this holiday season we’re fortunate to have a long weekend. Don’t let the holidays interrupt your creative pursuits!

Stay productive. Don’t let the eggnog and pie get in the way!

Don’t make yourself the obstacle to your own success. I’m going to give you five simple ways to stay creative and productive over the holidays.  Continue reading 5 Ways To Creativity and Productivity During The Holidays

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Want To Be Successful? Act Like It.

Since I decided three years ago to start an art business, I’ve struggled to find my niche. First I wanted to draw landscapes. Do you know how hard it is to draw a rock?

Then I thought, why not animals? Everyone loves a good wildlife picture. Then I realized I lacked serious skills to make that work.

Then there was my love of photography. Awesome idea, become a landscape photographer! Still, need to improve that skill. In the end my quest to figure out what I wanted to create and be known for hurt my success.

Why? Because I was lost. I wasn’t choosing success.  Continue reading Want To Be Successful? Act Like It.

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Creative JumpStart: Meditation

Meditation

It’s Monday again and after a long week and even shorter weekend, I wanted to take a different direction with the Creative JumpStart: meditation.

No equipment or assembly required here. Just a little time and quiet. So let’s get started.  Continue reading Creative JumpStart: Meditation

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Creative Jump Start: It’s All About The Turkey

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This week we wrapped up Thanksgiving in the US and the holiday season is in full swing! Whether we like it or not, and I’m not a fan of the chaotic stress that comes with the holidays, it’s time to get our holiday joy going.

For this week’s Creative Jumpstart, I want you to look for that creative spark from the holiday season.

Once again, grab that pencil and sketchbook or your camera and let’s go!  Continue reading Creative Jump Start: It’s All About The Turkey