Adopting a Training Mindset to Engage Creativity

After years of going back and forth between corporate jobs that didn’t suit me and windows of time making art, I realised that it was time for a shift. I wanted to make my own creativity a more significant part of my life.

It’s been very challenging at times, but I’ve found a few strategies to keep myself in motion. One of these is to adopt a training mindset and an understanding that I will need to keep myself slowly moving in a way that is aligned with my goals.

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Reflections on The Artist's Way, Week 2: Recovering a Sense of Identity

This is the second in a series of posts about The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, a book and a self-study program developed by Julia Cameron in the 1990s.

Each week of the program is focused on a theme. In the post, I’ll be looking back on Week 2: Recovering a Sense of Identity. Cameron begins the week by discussing the ebb and flow of gaining strength and falling back into self-doubt. As we grow, there can be doubt even in the growth itself. Cameron gives some helpful advice — ‘Do not let your self-doubt turn into self-sabotage.’

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Why I Started the Creative Spirit Co.

I’m so happy to introduce you to the Creative Spirit Co, the new home for my coaching and courses on living a creative life. I've launched this new business to connect with my mission to help people reach their creative potential.

If you’ve been reading this blog or checking-in on my Instagram, you’ll already know that big things have been happening over the past year. I’ve been diving deeper into work that fills me with joy and aligns with my passions and purpose.

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Reflections on The Artist’s Way, Week 1: Recovering a Sense of Safety

This is the first in a series of posts about The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, a book and a self-study program developed by Julia Cameron in the 1990s.

I completed the 12-week program a few months ago. By doing the reading and working through the course exercises, I experienced a significant change in my own creative process. The course helped me reclaim my identity as an artist and return to my passions with new energy and confidence.

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