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The Art of Failing

Posted on October 1, 2021October 1, 2021Format GalleryCategories Life, Life Unexpected, PoetryTags   Leave a comment on The Art of Failing

When you know what it feels like to failferociouslyand have gained thecapacityto rise and rise and rise again. Jeannette Encinias “Beneath the Sweater And the Skin” What is failure, if not opportunity? I believe that the art of failing frees you to succeed in new ways. Perhaps ways that feed your spirit so that you truly live a life worth living. We learn from an early age that failure is something bad, somehow. But I don’t believe that. At least … Continue reading “The Art of Failing”

How to Start a Creative Rebellion

Posted on September 10, 2021September 13, 2021Format GalleryCategories Arts Activim, Arts Activism, Creative Rebellion, Creativity Coaching, Life, mTags , , 1 Comment on How to Start a Creative Rebellion

I hear it daily from friends, loved ones, connections on social media–people struggling as they are being pushed back into a “norm” that is far from normal. After over a year of self-reflection, people are leaving their work in droves, partially because of natural trends, but I believe its also because people are starting to realize that there is a brokenness to the society we have built. It’s time for a big change, and it will take a creative rebellion … Continue reading “How to Start a Creative Rebellion”

Changing the World through Performance and Play

Posted on August 30, 2021August 30, 2021Format GalleryCategories Applied Theatre, Creativity Coaching, LifeTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Changing the World through Performance and Play

Did you know that there are people around the world who understand the power of creativity, the arts, and collaboration to make real difference in the world? Yes, I’ve been talking about this important power for a while now, but this isn’t about me. My desire to change the world one creative act at a time sits on the foundation of amazing people who have been doing this, in their own way, for years. Their is a community of artists, … Continue reading “Changing the World through Performance and Play”

The Potential of Multiple Passions

Posted on July 19, 2021July 19, 2021Format GalleryCategories Creativity Coaching, Leadership, Life, Life UnexpectedTags ,   Leave a comment on The Potential of Multiple Passions

We should all be designing lives and careers that are aligned with how we’re wired. Emilie Wapnick, “Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling” TedxBend, April 2015 I learned a new word today. One that truly resonated with me Multipotentialite What is a a multipotentialite? In the words of Emile Wapnick, who coined the term: A multipotentialite is someone with many interests and creative pursuits.  Why am I fascinated with this word? Because of the woman who “couldn’t” hire … Continue reading “The Potential of Multiple Passions”

Embracing a Non-Traditional Career

Posted on July 2, 2021July 2, 2021Format GalleryCategories LifeTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Embracing a Non-Traditional Career

I am the first to admit it, anyone looking at my LinkedIn Profile or resume will probably scratch their head and say–who is this person? How does she fit in? I have a feeling that many of you can relate to this problem. When I decided it was time to leave academia and move onto something new, I applied for all kinds of traditional roles. Roles that I know that I can do. Roles that would have asked me to … Continue reading “Embracing a Non-Traditional Career”