As a creative person—a writer or an artist—you have within you a shiny metal toolbox. It's full of knowledge, wisdom and skills you've picked up while developing your craft. In my previous post, I discussed some of the mental and emotional blocks I built for myself over the years. It took, it seemed, forever… Continue reading 3 Ways to Boost Creativity when you Get Stuck
Join me for a low, slow flow and an imaginative meditation. Designed to overcome creative blocks and get those juices flowing. Check back on Monday for a new blog that dives deeper into this subject: 3 Ways to Boost Creativity when you get Stuck!
This is part 2 of my short story, Efron Block 9. Click here to read part 1. Part 2 Balastor slammed a tiny metal cup on the gritty counter. “One more,” he grunted at the bartender. The robot’s wheels and gears whizzed and whirled as it rolled over to the tap. “Don’t—you—think—you’ve—had—enough—sir?” It put its… Continue reading Efron Block 9: Part 2
Let’s talk about negative self talk. What epic stories do you tell yourself that are holding you back from creating at your highest potential? I told myself three whoppers and overcoming these lies took me ten years! Once I did the work, I could finally write my book. Here is my experience: It took me… Continue reading Negative Self Talk: 3 Lies I Told Myself & How I Finally Wrote My Book
Your internal dialogue can make or break your ability to create or create well. What lies do you tell yourself? Do you speak kindly to yourself or do you tear yourself down? In this practice, let me shower you with positive affirmations while we work on opening in the hips (By the way, we store… Continue reading Yoga for Creatives: Hips and Internal Dialogue
For those of you suffering from a creative/mental block, the yoga theory is that by practicing twists and poses that cross the midline of the body, one can begin to bring balance to both sides of the brain. Thus tapping into those creative AND analytical skills needed to overcome obstacles. Over the next several weeks… Continue reading Yoga for the Creative: Balancing Right and Left Sides
A brief review of my current read, "Dreamlander." And an in-depth lamenting on my need to read more.
Part 1 Lyria pounded her head against the cold white brick of her prison cell wall. “Stupid. Stupid. Stupid,” she whispered. Five days had passed since Lyria landed her ship on Efron, a junker planet where ships and droids go to die. It’s also a good place to scavenge parts for rubbish space crafts. The… Continue reading Efron Block 9: Part 1