Perfectionism – Set Your Art Free!

“To create is to move into the unknown – move into the mystery of yourself, to have feeling, to awaken buried perceptions, to be alive and free without worrying about the result. But the mind is conditioned to think it wants a nice painting, a nice tree, beautiful scenery. No! Maybe you want monsters. Maybe you want chaos, maybe you want a mess. Maybe it will feel really good to…

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Writer’s Stage Fright

I often wonder how does a writer write for a publisher? How do they go beyond the pressure of writing for an audience and write for themselves again? To have deadlines placed on them, I cannot see how this is an environment that allows creative juices to flow. As I feel like a fledgling writer, I sometimes place the perfectionist pressure on myself also. I Am A Writer In 2007…

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My Experience of Gabrielle Roths Five Rhythms Dance

Last week I started five rhythms dancing and it totally blew my mind! It is a very intimate, truly vulnerable and deeply spiritual. I wanted to try five rhythms many years ago but chickened out each time and people kept inviting me and I kept resisting. My friend Sharon invited me and I went along. My first class was powerful, scary yet exciting too. Moving through the boundaries of my…

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