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Believe In Your Infinite Potential

I have something to say. I am enough. I bring something unique to the table. My work matters. I have said it before and I’ll say it again.  Actually, I really can’t say it enough.  Those of us who answer creativity’s call know that making a living through our art

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All In Good Time

Today I want to talk about time: how we can use it to best enable our processes and prevent the abstractness of it from creating illusions that inhibit our abilities. Let me start with a confession: I tend to rush to complete things. Taking my time feels tied to my

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Love Your True Colors Challenge: Reflection

And that’s a wrap on the Love Your True Colors Challenge!  Thank you so much to everyone who participated.  I had a great time working alongside you all this week, looking inward and giving ourselves the gift of self-love.  I am so grateful that so many of you decided to

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Love Your True Colors Challenge

I am so excited to introduce the “Love Your True Colors Challenge”, starting tomorrow and continuing throughout the week. In my last post, I talked about how I plan to spend the “month of love” focusing on self-love and how I want you to join me.  My personal rebrand of

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Just Take The First Step

Last week, we dove deep into the process of goal-setting and finding the method that works best for you. Now that we’ve honed in on our goals, it’s time to focus on creating a plan to help us achieve them. When embarking on the journey toward accomplishing a new goal,

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Happy New Year! Now What?

Happy New Year, friends!  Now that the ball has dropped and the champagne has fizzled, it’s time to say an enthusiastic goodbye to 2020 and look ahead to the coming year.  Let’s talk goals.  I think we can all agree that brainstorming our goals tends to be easy. Coming up

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3 Ways Boundaries Help Creatives

Ah, the holiday season is upon us!  Such a wonderfully joyful time, but also a tricky season to navigate.  We constantly have a million things on our minds and there can be tremendous anxiety to show our friends and family our best selves. And I know this holiday season in

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Bravely Original

I Am Me.This strange sentence has become a guiding beacon for me over time. I am me. What does that even mean? I first came across this odd little sentence in a voice class in my acting program a few years ago. We were taught to hum 3 notes on

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Follow Your Joy: Find Your Flavor of Creativity

Creativity; it can feel so elusive. At times, when you need it most, it’s almost like it’s hiding from you. You call out for it but, the longer you do, the further away it seems. If that’s not frustrating, I don’t know what is. I want to make it clear

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