Month: November 2012

Be Nice To Yourself | Creative Living

Be Nice To Yourself

madlycoversmallIt’s Hard to Be Happy When Someone’s Mean To You All the Time!

 

Every day you have tens of thousands of thoughts run through your mind. The vast majority of them are negative. And too often, that negativity is directed at the one person who deserves it least – you.

It’s okay to admit, you are harder on yourself than anyone else could be. You beat yourself up for all the things you think you should do better, should be able to get done in a day, should be able to figure out. You blame yourself and judge yourself way more than you acknowledge and appreciate yourself.
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Be Nice To Yourself | Creative Living

Creativity Isn’t Just About Art It Is About Healing

Emelisa Mudle PhotographGo on, pick up a pen, hold it in your hand and ask, What can you do for me? What do you hear? If you listen with your heart you may hear I can show you a world within that only you and I can explore! Lets start writing and see what we can find.

As you travel deeper within you will start to find a world of emotion and thoughts that you never imagined you had, whether you are delving into those dark corners of pain or dancing into the lightness of your being.
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The Artist Manifesto – Will You Create?

Jeff Goins PhotographWhat does it take to be an artist, to be a creative force for good in the world? Months ago, an author by the name of Jeff Goins penned some words trying to answer that very question.

Then, he commissioned his friend, the talented Mandy Thompson (who knows better than most what it means to be an artist), to put some visuals to the words. Here’s what the two of them came up with:

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Stress vs. Creativity

Man yelling at cell phoneNow when I use the term “creativity”, I mean the kind of states of mind and body where thoughts and ideas flow freely; where there is a STREAM of data information that comes clearly from a very different place than one might normally inhabit and which translates smoothly and perfectly into colours, visions, sounds, patterns, movements, actions and resolutions.
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Be Nice To Yourself | Creative Living

Awaken your Creative Genie

Creative GenieOne of the reasons you stop creative efforts is your feel you are not getting the praise you want from others.

Why not consider the praise and growth you get from the Universe?

Another reason you stop creating is you think your creation is not as good as others; so what? It’s yours.
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