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Creative Living: Be More Creative, Go Creative! Show

Your Monday Motivator: What To Do When Creative Challenge Hits

The theme of this week’s Monday motivator mailout is “What To Do When Creative Challenge Hits” Each week I send a Monday mail as a reminder to creatives and creativists. The pull of the outer and conventional world is strong, so we all need reminding to focus on what we most want to create. This weekly reminder is full of tips and techniques to motivate and inspire you – and offers simple creative maps and tools to help you prioritize what’s most important to you this week. I’ll also bring news about what I’m creating myself right now, offer a free-writing prompt…

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Creative Living: Go Creative! Show

The Go Creative! Show Episode 17: What To Do When Creative Challenge Hits

Some ideas on how to overcome creative challenges. In this week’s show Sondra finds putting out her intention around creating more money has brought her to “a bit of a downward dip” and together we tackle that by looking at the essential wants behind her Creative Wish-List. We also touch on the attitudes, beliefs, concepts, denials, expectations and Fears (abcdeFs)that underlie our lives and give rise to inevitable emotional challenges when we’re consciously creating. Engaging with the essential wants gives Sondra a fresh perspective and a wish to uncover her own deeper, more essential wants. You can find out more about…

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Walk Up To The Go Creative! Show Episode 17: What To Do When Creative Challenge Hits

In this week’s Go Creative! Show Sondra finds putting out her intention around creating more money has brought her to “a bit of a downward dip”. She and I tackle that by looking at the essential wants behind her Creative Wish-List. We also touch on the attitudes, beliefs, concepts, denials, expectations and Fears (abcdeFs) that underlie a creative intention and give rise to inevitable emotional challenges when we’re consciously creating. Engaging with the essential wants gives Sondra a fresh perspective and a wish to uncover her own deeper, more essential wants. I’ll also be talking briefly about Indie Author Fringe, an online author conference organized…

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Your Monday Motivator: Making A Creative Wish List

The theme of this week’s Monday motivator mailout is “Making A Creative Wish List” Each week I send a Monday mail as a reminder to creatives and creativists. The pull of the outer and conventional world is strong, so we all need reminding to focus on what we most want to create. This weekly reminder is full of tips and techniques to motivate and inspire you – and offers simple creative maps and tools to help you prioritize what’s most important to you this week. I’ll also bring news about what I’m creating myself right now, offer a free-writing prompt around our…

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The Go Creative! Show Episode 16: Making A Creative Wish List

How a creative wish list can help the creative process. In this week’s show we’re talking about wants, wishes, cravings, longings, yearnings and desires. What is the difference between a want that yields a creative response and one that creates frustration or disappointment? And how does desire connect to creative intention and the creative process? Sondra Turnbull has been working on her creative wish list and she drops by to tell us what she learned.. You can find out more about the show, read the transcript and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher or YouTube on the Show Page. If you want to…

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Walk Up To The Go Creative! Show Episode 16: Making A Creative Wish List

This week’s Go Creative! Show is all about wants, wishes, cravings, longings, yearnings and desires — and the creations that arise from them. What is the difference between a want that yields a creative response and one that creates frustration or disappointment? And how does desire connect to creative intention and the creative process? Orna talks about the process of writing a Creative Wishlist and Sondra has been working on her Wish-List, in relation to creating more money in her life. She drops by to tell us what she learned. The show will enable you to try this fun but highly…

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Creative Living: Inspiration Meditation

Inspiration Meditation

The Go Creative! series offers a variety of methods of meditation under the umbrella of inspiration meditation and there is also a formal guided, sitting meditation method, explained in the book and audio by that same name. ~ Find out more in the Inspiration Meditation book and audio An inspiration meditation can be as short and simple as the length of just one conscious breath—less than a minute—or as long and demanding as a full on-the-cushion 20-minute sitting session and beyond. What distinguishes inspiration meditation from other relaxation, deep breathing, and meditation methods is its guiding intention. In meditation we learn…

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Your Monday Motivator: Milestones & Turning Points: Your Creative & Creativist History

The theme of this week’s Monday motivator mailout is “Milestones & Turning Points: Your Creative & Creativist History” Each week I send a Monday mail as a reminder to creatives and creativists. The pull of the outer and conventional world is strong, so we all need reminding to focus on what we most want to create. This weekly reminder is full of tips and techniques to motivate and inspire you – and offers simple creative maps and tools to help you prioritize what’s most important to you this week. I’ll also bring news about what I’m creating myself right now, offer a…

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The Go Creative Show Episode 15: Milestones & Turning Points: Your Creative & Creativist History

Reviewing your creative milestones and turning points. In this week’s show, we’re taking a look back at your history with your “significant something”, whatever it is you most want to make. Sondra Turnbull, Moderator of The Creativist Club Studio, has stepped forward to say her creative intention is to make more money, doing what she loves and we’re going to enable her to do just that. Sondra will take this intention through the seven stages of the creative process in subsequent shows. And you can work rest and play along too. You can find out more about the show, read the transcript and…

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This week the show is all about going back to look at your history with your “significant something”, whatever it is you most want to make. Sondra Turnbull, Moderator of The Creativist Club Studio, has stepped forward to say her creative intention is to make more money while doing what she loves. And we’re going to take Sondra through the same process offered to each member of the club. On Sunday, we set the scene for the pre-intention phase, by looking back at Sondra’s money history: her parent’s relationship with money and her own milestones and turning points. And then we set her off to…

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