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The People of Oz

I am taking a creative writing class through the college where I am an advisor. It's been ages since I've partaken in poetry, it's just never been my style. But, right now, I'm really into it. Perhaps the state of the world is fueling a poetic undertone. I just wrote this, and I am proud.… Continue reading The People of Oz

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Actualizing My Status as an Author

I am an author. I am… …an author… In truth I am a writer who has published a handful of magazine, newspaper and website articles. I HAVE authored an entire 220 page novel, which is currently with a professional editor. (YAY!) The term author, however, is typically reserved as a distinguishing mark for one who has published a… Continue reading Actualizing My Status as an Author

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3 Ways to Boost Creativity when you Get Stuck

  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

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Negative Self Talk: 3 Lies I Told Myself & How I Finally Wrote My Book

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

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Yoga for Creatives: Hips and Internal Dialogue

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