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Creating and Living Your Ideal Legacy

A legacy is more than a gift that lives on after you. Certainly, a legacy is a contribution to humanity. A legacy provides value to future generations. However, if you are creating your ideal legacy, it will also make your heart bubble with passion and excitement today!

7 Things Sapping Your Creativity Right Now

This was a very easy article to write. I was late in getting started this month, and as my publication deadline got closer and I could no longer wait until I ?felt? like writing an article, I was forced to sit down and do it. In doing it, I thought about the last month (when I meant to be getting started on this as well as other creative projects), and I identified seven things that have gotten in the way of my creativity. Maybe you?ll see yourself in some of these.

Self-Care for Creative Artists: 10 Reasons To Care About It

1. To be more comfortable in performance situations ? performance anxiety usually stems from a variety of causes ? physical, mental and emotional. Maintaining your overall health and wellness, including keeping your stress at a manageable level, managing your negative thinking tendencies and getting the emotional support you need, will diffuse some of this anxiety before you hit the stage.

Fear & Creativity

My fears are most powerful when they?re simmering just under the surface of my awareness. I?m resistant to a new idea, I?m defensive about holding on to my old ways, I feel excited and panicked at the same time ? these are sure-fire signs that there?s some fear under there.

Attraction: What We Attract With Our Creative Choices

I used to be a jazz singer. Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, they were wonderful and I strived to sing like they did. But no one impressed me as much as Billie Holiday. The tragedy and the talent meshed together into a musical offering unlike any I'd heard. I was inexplicably drawn to the drama and the heartache.

Problem Solving Techniques For Business And Life

Learning a few good problem solving techniques can improve your bottom line and your life.

Sing & Be Well

When people find out that I?m a music therapist, the comments I hear most often are ?I wish I could sing!? or ?Oh, I love to sing, but I?m not good enough to do it in front of anyone?. Some of these people tell me that, as children, a parent, teacher or someone else told them that they should just mouth the words because they didn?t have a good enough voice.

How To Let The Subconscious Mind Do The Creative Work

From time immemorial mankind has wished for an Aladin?s lamp, which would make wisheds come true.

Creative Thinking versus Critical Thinking

The process of creative thinking is often, mistakenly, intertwined with critical thinking. There is a tendency to write and edit simultaneously, couple hypothesis generation and evaluation, combine problem identification with solution.

Top Five Journal Exercises

Keeping a journal is a form of creative expression that enhances the creativity coaching process. Keeping a journal develops emotional awareness, reinforces self-esteem and aids in problem-solving. Keeping a journal also provides a written record of artistic growth, struggle and change. Here are some basic exercises that I use throughout the creativity coaching process.

Revenge of the Sith ? Creativity and Structure

The common belief is that lack of structure and randomness enhances creative output, whereas in truth, creativity is enhanced when it is organised, systematic and based on highly structured processes. This article will use Episode III of the Star Wars trilogy ? Revenge of the Sith ? to demonstrate that point.

Creativity Myths

Sustained myths about Creativity and Innovation lead to confusion, bad practice and bad decision making. Some of them include:

Magic In Your Spice Rack

Variety is the spice of life, but spices, historically are the stuff of magic! A spell, after all is really just a recipe and traditionally many of them involve plant life or herbs. Magic doesn't have to be complicated to work. In fact the simplest spells sometimes work best of all, because they most resemble an innocent wish and the doer is not attached to the outcome. Check out the magickal uses of some of these very common spices, which are found in almost everybody's spice rack or kitchen cupboard at home.

My Work Is My Play - The Journey From Survival to Creativity

?For the love a? creation!?, my father was fond of expounding, when ?Pete? and ?God? had run their course. It was years later until I realized that sentence actually held meaning for me ? other than an expression of exasperation. It is, most literally, the love of my life.

Should You Quit Your Job for Your Dream?

The next time you?re moodily sitting in your office, wishing you were living your dream instead, answer the following questions? or answer them now! They?ll give you a sense of whether or not now?s the time to make the break.

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