If you give a moose a muffin…

If you give a moose a muffin…

A delightful children’s picture book by American author Laura Joffe Numeroff, where the cause and effect of life’s choices are played out in somewhat silly examples.  And what happens when you give a moose a muffin? He asks for jam, of

Be bold! Join, start or share in a social movement

Be bold! Join, start or share in a social movement

OK – its time to answer the question I hear most often asked of me. ‘What do you do?’ My answer is sometimes, ‘I am retired’. To that, I get a round of laughs. Surely that cannot be true, I

What qualifies a creative genius?

What qualifies a creative genius?

I’m not an expert in architecture. I’ve visited a few churches in my life, but I’m not devoted to studying that type of building, or any others for that matter. So maybe I am missing a bunch of creative structures

Turning a midlife crisis into a creative manifesto

Turning a midlife crisis into a creative manifesto

Unfortunately, a big chunk of my life has been spent following orders, or doing what was expected. Once I entered the institutions of learning, I towed the line. Attended classes, completed homework, took the tests. Year after year. After all

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

One review warns…this is a blueprint and a cautionary tale

Reviews for the ebook Fruitless at 40: Rediscovering my Creative Power “If you identify with creativity you will be interested in Christine’s story of the changes she made in her life over the past six years. There is something for

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