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Creativist Club: Go Creative! Morning Flow Practice Guidelines

Below are creative flow practice guidelines for beginners new to inspiration meditation and f-r-e-e-writing. (You can find out more about creative flow here) For years now, inspired by other creative facilitators like Dorothea Brande, Julia Cameron, Brenda Ueland and Natalie Goldberg, I’ve done three flow practices almost daily: Effortless Exercise for body F-r-e-e-writing for mind Inspiration Meditation for spirit I facilitate two of those practices on Facebook Live, Mondays to Thursdays most weeks. Creative Flow Morning Practice Guidelines: When & Where Can I find the Sessions? I use Facebook Live Video to offer these sessions to members of a Go Creative Daily Flow  Practice…

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creative routine
: Creative Business

The Importance of Creative Routine

The difference between a creative entrepreneur who produces regularly, and one who does not, is creative routine. My Creative Day Here’s how it goes for me, on a good creative day. I wake up around 6am and as soon as I can, ideally before thoughts start to rise, I go to the cushion for some inspiration meditation. Or sometimes, I’ll skip the cushion and do yoga nidhra instead, lying still in bed under the covers. One method or another, the intention is to hold thought at bay, to stay connected while awake to the create-state that’s elevated by sleep, to…

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Inspiration Mediation for creativity and insomnia
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Creative Thought For Today: Creativity and Insomnia… And A Poem About Night’s Light and Shade

One of the things I’ve been noticing about Insight Timer App is the popularity of its meditations for sleep. And there is a raft of research showing how important good sleep is for creative performance. (More on this soon). So yes, we aim to go to bed when we feel tired at night and rise when we awaken, refreshed. But sleepless nights are not something to be signed away with a pill. In the clarity of the small hours, thoughts and feelings are a wake-up call from within. Brian W Aldriss, the British writer best known for his science fiction had a beautiful…

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Exposing Yourself

Many of us resist going public with our ideas. It makes us feel vulnerable, like walking down a city street stripped of clothes. And a layer of skin. Yet we do it. Even though we feel nagging or sometimes even crippling stage fright, on we go. If we do it often enough, we can find the excitement

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Nine Faces of Fear

Part of the ‘Going Creative’ Series. Fear is the factor that keeps most of us from creating what we want in our lives. Sometimes fear shows up as itself. Then you know what you’re dealing with. But fear also likes to disguise itself. Here are nine of its most common faces: 1. Settling That’s just the way he/she/it is. Ah well, that’s life. Not everyone can… 2.

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