Do you lead a creative life? It’s 12:30 noon on Sunday the 6th of October in Istanbul, Turkey where I’m currently living. It’s almost 3 pm in New Delhi, 4:30 in Puerto Vallarta, and 11:30 am in Paris where my son lives! I refer to the world clock often on my phone. It’s a way … Continue reading Kick Start Creativity
2. 3. ABC Always Be Creating. Creativity is the way I give back to the world.Share. Too many ‘creators’ never think they are good enough. You are good enough! Share with the world!Be imperfect !!Look at things upside down and inside out. See your world from a different perspective. Back to #3Embrace your imperfections. Make … Continue reading What are your 10 commandments for creative people?
I'm often asked this question. I have a love/hate relationship with my Muse. My inspiration comes from all kind of places. It depends on what I'm writing at the time. Right now I'm deep into the theme/plot process that I need to follow before I can begin to write a novel. But two books are … Continue reading Inspiration, where does it come from?
Yummy! World Cup Week! Wine Cave, you would love it here! People watching on the Subway Storms coming Write with me! Hanging with Félix ❤️ We share our cookies! Waiting for you! "Barbara was born here. The most beautiful love story." ❤️ One day they will say that about us. … Continue reading Paris! Waiting for you, a photo blog ❤️
Yes, I love to share my TOP 10 Lists from Evan Carmichaels YouTube Videos. Today, it's Stephen King. If you are a writer, aspiring author or a creative of any type, I think you will love his book On Writing. It's the one that has influenced me most in my life. I bought it as … Continue reading Stephen King-Love What You Do
Rick Peterson suggests that practicing mindfulness in the way we approach tasks can not only help organize thoughts but reduce stress as well. Here are some mindful tips to try out when looking to get your passion project off the ground: Write it down. Carve out a set amount of time each day to … Continue reading If not now, when?
I enjoyed an interview with Ryan Holiday today. He talked about the creative process. We all love to create, but the marketing, not so much. Just because "you built it" doesn't mean "they will come." His take is: Making the Work is 50% Marketing the work is 50%--Two separate marathons. When we choose the … Continue reading If you build it they will not come!
I've given you the link to Evan Carmichaels #BELIEVE channel. I think listening, and watching Elizabeth Gilbert is the way to appreciate her tips. Enjoy. My favorite is #3 Check in with your soul. https://youtu.be/iVz1nuTr2Bk
I looked up the #1 book on Amazon on CREATIVITY. Do you want to know what it is? The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. And # 2 is The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Creative Battles by Stephen Pressfield. When did the art of creating become such a painful process? Or is … Continue reading The Little Voice Inside Our Head