Freedom – Fun with Creative Writing

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 It’s July 4th and summer is officially in full swing. Images are running through my mind… of picnics and fireworks and giggling children playing in the sprinklers and sparklers that make me smile and loud booming explosions that don’t. But most of all, I’m thinking of freedom and how privileged I am. Yes, life is […]

From Paralyzed to Energized – Transforming Fear to Step Up

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Have you ever been paralyzed by fear? I sure have.  It used to happen all the time. Now, I process life changes and choices so much differently. I’ve learned to use my fear as a marker of stepping up. If I’m not afraid, then I am probably not growing. A few years ago, I wrote […]

CCA Telesummit replay: Self Care with a Creative Flair

CCA Telesummit

What fun I had spending an hour chatting with Beverly Down, the Creativity Coaching Association’s President, about creativity and self-care! The full-day telesummit, “Catch the Creativity Wave: Success Strategies for Growing Creativity”, held in May 2015, is available free of charge for replay, through the link I’ve included below. I hope you’ll bookmark this page and […]

Guest Post: Your Pet May Be Your Favorite Journal Writing Companion

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Journaling is a cathartic activity that allows you to bring in the flow of creativity. Journaling draws in the energy that you write about. It also helps you release old hurts, old beliefs and helps you let go of what no longer serves you as well as brings forth why it is the situation you […]

How to Make the Most of The Writer’s Retreat

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So, you’ve finally decided that the only way to make progress on your writing project will be to run away to sequester yourself on an official “writer’s retreat”. Maybe you’ve even scheduled to join my friend Dr. Elinor Robin, June 18 – 20, 2015 in Boca Raton at The Writer’s Retreat…    (click here for […]

The Writer’s Retreat FAQs

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What: 2 night/ 2.5 day writer’s get away – The Writer’s Retreat –  in Boca Raton, Florida at the Hilton Garden Inn. Where: Hilton Garden Inn, 8201 Congress Avenue, Boca Raton, Florida, 33487, USA TEL: +1-561-988-6110 FAX: +1-561-886-1808 When: June 18 – 20, 2015. Beginning Thursday evening, June 18, 2015 with dinner at 6pm and ending at […]

3 Reasons Why You Need to Attend a Writer’s Retreat

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Elinor Robin, Ph.D., my friend, baby step believer, and Wise Well Woman, is a prolific writer. She writes for Huffington Post, authored her first book in 2014, “The Professional Woman’s Guide to Conflict Management”, and is published regularly in myriads of mediation and training publications. Yet, somehow finishing the proposal for the second book she’s […]

The BIG O: Secrets Revealed

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I’ve learned that life mastery is all about self-discovery. When I was willing to peel back the covers enough to expose my truths, self-discovery began for me. The secrets of “the BIG O” were revealed. Before that, the BIG O was ruling my life. I was preoccupied and distracted by it. Sometimes, I was even […]

Stuck? Creative Play Makes Progress!

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There is nothing more inspiring to me than to watch a curious young child at play, exploring something new. I know that I am witnessing pure joy — the joy of creating. As the little girl begins, even if it’s somewhat timidly at first, she carries no preconceived notions of what she is supposed to […]

Curious about Creativity Coaching?

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I’m often asked, what is a creativity coach? A coach in any focus area or discipline is someone who supports you and guides you in the transition from where you are now to where you want to go.  A creativity coach is one who helps people who create with every aspect of their lives and businesses, understanding […]