How do we come up not only with ideas, but how do we come up with GREAT deas? Original ideas? In this time-pressed world we live in, we often take or first idea or our second and go with it. We’re focused on producing, on making, on creating the thing, on getting it done, checking it off…

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What is your inner critic? And how can we find love and gratitude for them so you can create without going to war with them? In this solo episode, I discuss: what your inner critic is how to fire up your inner critic so you can get to know them why you’ve got an inner…

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Perfectionism, that heinous fear of negative judgment that stops us from creating, CAN be overcome. In this solo episode, I talk about what it is, how to overcome it, and how it stopped me from writing for…decades (sad but true story). Oh…perfectionism. It can be a massive block to our creativity. We WANT to do…

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been reading non-fiction books about racism and white supremacy. And, it’s super valuable. I’d like to add some fiction titles to the list as well. Fiction can help a reader feel, see, and understand situations through the characters and context in a different way than non-fiction. And, while I’ve…

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My eyes and my heart have been opened WIDE in so many ways this past week with the death of George Floyd and the protests. I’ve come to understand my own willful ignorance and silence around the pervasive racism in this nation. I am a highly educated woman who embraced the “safety” of ignorance and…

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Have you heard of smashbooking? What about Cosmic Smashbooking? In this episode with the founder of Cosmic Smasbooking, Catt Z, we talk about what smashbooking is and how it can open you up to your creativity, intuition, and healing. Catt Z spent her entire career as a software designer, until she became an artist at…

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Years and years ago I wrote a blog post about table runners. I’d been making a bunch for Christmas gifts and wondered really what they’re for. Turns out they started with a useful function and now they’re mostly decorative with no practical purpose. And practicality, or needing to spend time being useful, can be a huge block to…

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