How I Started Looking for Creativity in Only the Best Places

Here's the scene. Creativity in Action Two little blond-haired boys gathered out all the small metal cars, re-purposed the plastic racing rails, and spent hours in a world of their own making. As those tiny racers zipped down the track from the top bunk to the finish line padded [...]


How to Expand Your Imagination and Make YOUR Art

A robin stood resolute in the brown grass. He wore his redbreast proudly, announcing his arrival to anyone who would stop to look. He stood alone, but I knew others would follow. On this cold January morning, I examined my goals written in December. The words mocked and chided [...]


The Power of Play: 3 Reasons You Should Do It Every Day

There's power in play. “Go out and play.” That’s what I wanted to hear in the past few days, weeks, well, since 2020. I wanted to let go of being an adult. For just a moment, I longed to forget about the news, responsibilities, and all the pain in [...]


The Myth of Creativity: 31 Easy Steps to Build a Powerful Habit Instead

I used to believe that creativity belonged to a privileged few. Those unicorn people who just knew what to say, how to dance, create art, or imagine a melody—all out of nothing. I believed in the myth of creativity.  The myth that creativity belongs to a privileged few obscures [...]


An Eagle Majestically Perched on the Dead Branch—Free

Watching from afar I wondered what the eagle perched on the dead tree could see that I could not. Never moving, only turning her head slowly to the left and right. She has come every day this week, and sometimes you can see her circling the lake searching. Then, [...]

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