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Do you ever think that you’re your own worst enemy? To follow through on your creative dreams, you have to wade through the muck, and conquer your lingering creative fears.

4 Ways to Conquer Creative Fear with Clarity

Do you ever think that you’re your own worst enemy? To follow through on your creative dreams, you have to wade through the muck, and conquer your lingering creative fears.

How to Be Brave as an Artist - it takes courage to follow your creative dreams and to share your work with others. I'm sharing some tips that I've learned (and am learning) in growing in courage as an artist. @littlegirldesigns.com

Be Brave: Creative Courage for the Artist

How to Create a Reverse Bucket List of Your Creative Pursuits - I really like this idea, acknowledging your achievements so far. Think this is going to be another page in my Bullet Journal!

How to Make a Reverse Bucket List of Your Creative Pursuits

A reverse bucket list acknowledges and celebrates your past experiences. I love the idea of crafting a reverse bucket list that specifically supports our creative selves.

How terribly uninspired!  At Yahoo DIY we are always recommitting to our relationship to creativity.  We’re rounding up what we’ve learned to be the best ways to boost creativity so that you too can get (and stay) inspired and creative in 2015! Photo via Tinker Lab If you think you need to be born with a creativity gene, think again.  Writer Jonah Lehrer debunks some myths about creativity in a Wall Street Journal essay, where he argues that anyone can be the next Yo-Yo Ma or Steve Jobs. …

How to Jumpstart Your Creativity in 2015

It’s ongoing work to find the balance between doing and being. Creatives struggle with this often; making something involves both action and presence. What’s the most potent mix of the two? Can we live both at once, or toggle between them in a workable way?

How to Not Let Your Creative Dreams Slip Away

It’s ongoing work to find the balance between doing and being.

Finding your passion can be hard. Make it easier by following these tips to find…

How to Find Your "Thing": Tips on Figuring Out Your Passion in Life

Finding your passion can be hard. Make it easier by following these tips to find…

Must-Reads for Creatives is a monthly curation of articles + art for thoughtful creative parents. Each post arrives tied together by a gentle thread—because I’m not here to add to the noise. Let’s simplify creative living, shall we? (At the end of each post, I share how I’ve been doing just that.) Bookmark these posts. Savor them slowly.

Must-Reads for Creatives: Breaking from Expectations

Must-Reads for Creatives is a monthly curation of articles + art for thoughtful creative parents. Break from expectations.

10 saludables bebidas que te ayudarán a adelgazar muy rápido

Formas astutas de bajar de peso

This week’s Must-Reads for Creatives encourage us to trust that we know what we need for our wellbeing.

How to give yourself a creative pep talk.  1. Self-awareness. If youre upset or want to cry realize whats happening and be in that low moment.  2. Console your inner artist. He/she is hurting. Tell her it will be okay.  3. Visualize rising from this valley. Get specific. Picture the future victories on the way.  4. Remind yourself of the greats who went through YEARS of low points. Van Gogh Emily Dickinson Monet etc.  5. Parallel yourself to these greats. Youre not alone. Youre just a…

How to give yourself a creative pep talk. 1. Self-awareness. If youre upset or want to cry realize whats happening and be in that low moment. 2. Console your inner artist. He/she is hurting. Tell her it will be okay. 3. Visualize rising from this valley. Get specific. Picture the future victories on the way. 4. Remind yourself of the greats who went through YEARS of low points. Van Gogh Emily Dickinson Monet etc. 5. Parallel yourself to these greats. Youre not alone. Youre just a…

Must-Reads for Creatives is a monthly curation of articles + art for thoughtful creative parents. Each post arrives tied together by a gentle thread—because I’m not here to add to the noise. Let’s simplify creative living, shall we? (At the end of each post, I share how I’ve been doing just that.) Bookmark these posts. Savor them slowly. This month’s Must-Reads for Creatives tap into the bigger picture: the public good and the great outdoors.

Must-Reads for Creatives: On the Public Good + the Great Outdoors

Must-Reads for Creatives is a monthly curation of articles + art for thoughtful creative parents. Tap into the big picture: the public good + great outdoors.

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