Safe harbours & places of refuge when life gets stormy

Safe harbours & places of refuge when life gets stormy

If you have followed any of my social channels over the past few years, it might seem as if I project a positive, upbeat attitude. Let me be clear, that is not always how I feel. I try not to

Why do people stare when I knit in public?

Why do people stare when I knit in public?

“It is creative apperception more than anything else that makes the individual feel that life is worth living.”   -D.W. Winnicott, psychoanalyst, pediatrician and creativity expert Some people might think it is a bit strange to have packed knitting needles

Once you are aware, creativity is everywhere

What is a creativity blog, anyway? That is an interesting question. One which has taken deep study to realize how best to communicate. Getting it down to the elevator pitch, you know the 15 seconds you have to answer the

Do you enjoy these creative practices?

I am wondering what specific activities people consider creative? Where are the areas of focus? Is there a cluster of common practices or is it quite individual? Question #3 from my survey; this one is super interesting. When I put up the

What happened to my Creative Power?

What happened to my Creative Power?

E-book – Fruitless at 40: Rediscovering my Creative Power I am not fruitless anymore. Through the writing, learning and practicing of the past 6 years, I have come out the other side with more wisdom, creativity and passion than I

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing

A couple of years ago, one of my New Years resolutions was to start meditating. Even back then, everyone seemed to be talking about the amazingly restorative powers of meditation. But how was I going to accomplish this? The first

What is your creative superpower?

What is your creative superpower?

If a child was asked what their superpower was, they would wonder why they had to pick just one?  Children can easily convey their strengths, listing them off one by one. They would not feel too boastful about honestly declaring