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Handling Yourself at Art Events

Here are four simple tactics for maintaining equilibrium when you attend art events, like openings and juried shows, and find yourself surrounded by talented artists and their excellent works: 1. Focus on the positives, enjoy the camaraderie, allow yourself the luxury...

Getting Better Organized

Almost everybody feels the need to get better organized. But what does “better organization” really mean? Is it about having a good filing system and multiple to-do lists or is it about more than that? Let’s take a look. Organizing for the long-term Each day embroils...

Generous Self-Forgiveness

I wanted to share a lesson response on self-forgiveness from a participant in my creativity coaching training, as I think it is particularly lovely and eloquent. Lars (who resides in Norway) explained: I need to forgive everything. I’m a thoughtful person, so I have a...

Julia Cameron and Me

The last time I visited Santa Fe, several years ago, it was to deliver a keynote at a Creative Tourism conference. I’ll be back this September to present at The Gathering of Creatives Conference which takes place September 20 – 22. On Saturday, September 21, I’ll...

Creating in Recovery, Part 5

Maybe you’ve come to realize that your addiction has gotten the better of you and you decide to enter into recovery via a 12-step program or in some other way. What then? On top of the common challenges that any person experiences in early recovery—the cravings, the...

Creating in Recovery, Part 4

Maybe you’ve come to realize that your addiction has gotten the better of you and you decide to enter into recovery via a 12-step program or in some other way. What then? Well, creating itself can prove a threat to recovery. The very act of creating is a voyage into...

Creating in Recovery, Part 3

Maybe you’ve come to realize that your addiction has gotten the better of you and you decide to enter into recovery via a 12-step program or in some other way. What then? Well, creating itself can prove a threat to recovery. The very act of creating is a voyage into...

Creating in Recovery, Part 2

Maybe you’ve come to realize that your addiction has gotten the better of you and you decide to enter into recovery via a 12-step program or in some other way. What then? Well, creating itself can prove a threat to recovery. The very act of creating is a voyage into...

Creating in Recovery, Part 1

Maybe you’ve come to realize that your addiction has gotten the better of you and you decide to enter into recovery via a 12-step program or in some other way. What then? On top of the common challenges that any person experiences in early recovery—the cravings, the...

Picking Your Stopping Place

Active stints of creating last for just a certain amount of time. Creators work and then they come to a stopping point—and how they choose that stopping point may prove to be the most important decision they make all day!     Some creators like to...

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