Sources of Creativity

The things we fear most in organizations — fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances are the primary sources of creativity.Margaret J. Wheatley I’ve tried to explain this to my husband in regards to my office but he’s not buying it. If you’re a regular nag reader you know that I’ve talked about hosting Dr. Eric Maisel’s book as… Continue reading Sources of Creativity

What Works For Me…May Not Work For You

A creative block is the wall we erect to ward off the anxiety we suppose we’ll experience if we sit down to work. Eric Maisel I wanted to address a comment Jim made yesterday about my sculpting post…In reference to one writers way of writing. “I’m sure that’s the case for some but writing is… Continue reading What Works For Me…May Not Work For You

Writing the Map of You Creatively

This is pretty much what journals are all about, at least to me. I knew as I wrote them that even though they provided an excellent place for brain (and heart, and psyche) dump, they were mainly a map of me. Colleen Wainwright Do you journal? Many writers do-often years before they actually decide to… Continue reading Writing the Map of You Creatively

Enemies to Creativity

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. ~Sylvia Plath Do you have creativity enemies? Self-doubt, depression, resistance, fear…all of these kick in when we want to create but feel overwhelmed, paralyzed,… Continue reading Enemies to Creativity