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Mindfulness and Creativity

The Creative Spark Podcast - Episode 4

How can mindfulness practice increase your creativity? What if mindfulness practice can help you overcome creative resistance? Jenn will be sharing several examples how mindfulness can open the creative well. Following systematic steps in building a mindfulness practice allows to … Continue reading

The Mindfulness Creativity Link

A Mindfulness Experience

Linking Creativity To Mindfulness In my first mindfulness workshop, we learned to be mindful about a raisin. We first were asked to pick a raisin from a box. The raisins in the box didn’t have the same size or color. … Continue reading

Simplifying Creativity: Exploring quick and easy ways to boost your creativity

The Creative Spark Podcast- Episode 3

Creativity is like a muscle. The more we use it the stronger it becomes. In this Creative Spark conversation I will talk with Maria Gatling about fun, quick, and easy ways to train the creative muscle and how to get … Continue reading

Creative Learning

The Creative Spark Podcast- Episode 2

In today’s episode I’ve got Marissa Wahkuna Campbell from the Creative Learning Initiative on the show to talk about how creative strategies can improve academic learning. Podcast   In this chat Marissa shares: How she became a creative all-rounder who … Continue reading

What is the essence of entrepreneurship?

Impressions from the Small Business Festival, Austin

Italian mammas are famous for their amazing sugo (pasta sauce). After breakfast they assemble the sauce and they let it simmer throughout the day until it is ready for dinner. Not only does the smell enrich every moment of that … Continue reading

How to Prepare Our Kids for Their Future

Creative thinking - job skill #1

I am the mother of four children. Two of my kids are in public schools; the other two are in college or transition to college. Our kids’ future and how to prepare for it is a constant topic in our house. … Continue reading

A dab here, a swoop there

Guest Blogger: Chris Margocs

Chris Margocs has recently participated in one of my workshops and writes about this experience from her personal experience. My grandfather was an artist.  I remember seeing india-ink sketches of dogs on his wall; I can picture a stub of drawing … Continue reading