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”

Letting Go of Lists

Posted on June 2, 2021June 2, 2021Format GalleryCategories Creativity Challenge, Creativity CoachingTags , ,   Leave a comment on Letting Go of Lists

“Worry less about getting things done. Worry more about things worth doing.” Austin Kleon Is your life ruled by lists? If you think about it, it probably is. We have the daily to-do lists of chores and meetings that must be accomplished in order to move onto the next day’s list. We have the shopping lists, the meal planning lists, and the lists of bills to pay. We have the unstated lists of things that we think we need to … Continue reading “Letting Go of Lists”

Gateless: The Power of Positive Feedback

Posted on March 30, 2021March 30, 2021Format GalleryCategories Creativity Coaching, Gateless, WritingTags ,   Leave a comment on Gateless: The Power of Positive Feedback

We have been raised to believe that criticism is the only way to learn and grow. It occurs everywhere. Red marks on school papers. Annual reviews. Critical analysis of books, plays, artwork–anything we produce that can be judged by others. Criticism comes from outside sources, but also from that voice in your own head telling you that your work will never live up to some supreme ideal. Some people thrive on criticism, becoming more and more determined to prove everyone … Continue reading “Gateless: The Power of Positive Feedback”