Finding Authenticity in My Daily Routine

I recently wrote about how I transformed my creative process through the power of a flexible daily routine.

For a few weeks, I experimented by trying out different habits to support my creative exploration, purpose, and well-being.

Through a process of experimentation, I discovered activities that shifted my mindset, helped me feel in alignment, and generally built up my creative confidence. These included journaling, keeping a sketchbook, and hypnotherapy. I started to weave these habits into my every day, and they naturally became things I loved to do.

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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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The Reward for Good Work Is More Work

As I change and grow, moving into work that feels more meaningful and true to my life’s purpose, my relationship to the idea of work also transforms.

When I interned as a gallery assistant at the Thomas Healy Gallery in NYC’s Chelsea neighbourhood in my early 20’s, Tom Sachs was one of the artists we represented. I sometimes think of something I once heard him say …

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