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Episode 225: The Integrated Life ~ Audio Article

In today’s maze of options and noise, people everywhere are seeking an integrated life. From integration of personal and professional lives to integration of purpose, passion and work, creators especially, are seeking fulfillment more from meaning than money. But creators need money too to be free to pursue their purpose. A common challenge for people growing their…

Episode 224: An Ideas Journal for Increasing Creativity ~ Audio Article

Managing Your Ideas Journal First, accept that your ideas journal is going to be a messy place. Like a construction site in process, or a garden after tilling, “building sites” are supposed to be messy. Ideas journals are the sketch stage of the blueprints for future projects. This is where you sketch and ideate, complete…

Episode 221: Ideation Tools for Creatives ~ Audio Article

Ideation tools can be complex or uber simple. You can probably guess which approach we favor. Ideas can come in a flash… a flash of inspiration, of awareness, of reflection… and they can disappear as quickly. Ideas are ephemeral entities that live in the vaporous ether that permeates, envelopes and protects life on our planet. Ideas…

Episode 220: Busy Brain Syndrome and Forgetfulness ~ Audio Article

So I was going to research something online, noticed I had a Facebook notification, clicked on it, responded to it… then, 8 minutes later, I forgot what I was doing. It took me a couple minutes of retracing my steps to recover it. I call it BBS… Busy Brain Syndrome. That’s never happened to you,…

Episode 218: 15 Meaningful Quotes ~ Audio Article

Tuning into meaningful quotes, positive podcasts and other inspiring and motivational resources is one of our favorite ways to stay on track with our highest visions for our lives. Elevating yourself is not just a nice thing to do. It’s essential for keeping you on track with yourself. Read the full article here!   “You’re…

Episode 216: Natural Remedies for Anxiety ~ Audio Article

How I Healed Anxiety and Panic Attacks Most doctors don’t tell you this but there’s a LOT about changing hormones that cause anxiety. And it can affect everyone, both male and female because hormones are a human thing, not just a feminine thing. Women are more often afflicted because of changes that can occur from…

Episode 214: A Garden Metaphor ~ Audio Article

We have a garden, in fact, we also have a gardening website! In writing an article about tomato plant problems, one of the tomato issues reminded me of a garden metaphor as it relates to growth challenges amongst creators and entrepreneurs. Something that many creatives and entrepreneurs are good at is uneven growth. We can even appear manic…

Episode 213: 10 Mel Robbins Quotes ~ Audio Article

We love Mel Robbins. If you haven’t yet heard of her and tuned into her talks or interviews, then you will want to!  Meanwhile, we’re sharing these dynamic Mel Robbins quotes to help you reset your brain so that you’ll be on track to achieve your goals. Read the full list of quotes here! 10 Mel Robbins…

Episode 206: Life is the Journey ~ Audio Article

If you’re not loving the journey, it may be time to course correct, because life is the journey. If there’s something you’re supposed to be creating but you’ve been avoiding it, are you sure that’s the thing for you? Don’t do something just because you think you’re supposed to, or because that was the plan.…

Episode 204: Artist Entrepreneurs ~ Audio Article

The Artist Entrepreneur We use the term ‘artist entrepreneur‘ because the entrepreneur’s creativity is fully engaged in the art of business… in creating something from nothing. And because artists need to be entrepreneurs to grow their work in the world. Entrepreneurs often don’t have time to also be Sam/Suzy Homemaker or Mrs./Mr. Fixit at home.…

Episode 202: Self Sabotage ~ Audio Article

The Insidious Nature of Self Sabotage We had a neighbor who really wanted to connect with everyone in the neighborhood. She created a neighborhood watch, a neighborhood contact list, welcomed new neighbors, walked and picked up trash and weeded at the subdivision entrance sign. She would also send emails to everyone on occasion to keep…

Episode 200: Legacy of the Heart ~ Audio Article

Creating Beauty In doing your work… the work of your heart, more of your light is revealed. Light is consciousness… light is awareness… light is connectedness… light is soul. Creative art is a legacy of light… a legacy of love. Creating art is creating beauty. This world needs more light… more love… more consciousness. This…

Episode 199: The Power of Belief ~ Audio Article

Do you Believe? Do not underestimate the power of belief to help you accomplish your dreams. Of course, you must work your goals, but you must also believe in them… believe in yourself. Believe that you can and that you will arrive at your desired destination. The journey is often not glamorous or magical, especially at…