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Awakening your inner creative with yoga

Yoga is the perfect means to get your creative juices flowing when you are looking for inspiration and an injection of passion into your life. We all know that yoga offers a lot of benefits. It is of course a great means to stay physically active and healthy by toning and stretching the body. It’s medicine for the mind, helping it stay calm, clear and focused and beneficial for emotional wellbeing too. To add to all of this, yoga is also an ideal way to get your creative energy flowing. If you’re thinking, “that’s all well and good, but, I’m not the creative type,” think again. We all have a […]

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I’m a crazy creative and I love it

It took me 20 years to embrace my creative side and at times I feel like a total crazy person. I’ve always felt different but as I get older I’ve learnt to embrace the crazy creative spark. It’s my compass and I’m totally grateful for it. So here’s how I’m a crazy creative: I Love ALL the arts. Plays, dancing, painting, drawing, writing, design, architecture, decorative arts, sculpture, you name it, I love it. I jump from idea to idea. Stopping and starting projects all the time. I can’t choose what I want to do and I want to do it all. I’ve lost respect from people but gained respect […]

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Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

I was a big fan of Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Eat, Pay, Love’  and you can put me into that bucket of women who can say ‘It changed my life’. I also love reading books on creativity and writing. Big Magic – Creative Living Beyond Fear seems like a match made in heaven for me and it didn’t disappoint. The stars aligned and I had many small and big magic moments reading it. What I loved about Big Magic: Idea’s are living entities that visit us and unless we pursue them and give them our dedication they can leave us in the blink of the eye. Ideas move around people so you better catch […]

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Why keeping a Journal can change your writing life

“Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.” ― Christina Baldwin Most people are their own worst enemies. How many times have you said you are going to something and you don’t. What gets in the way is our overactive minds. Thoughts, feelings, negative talk, thinking about the past, thinking about the future, questioning things, talking ourselves out of something, too much thinking, the list is endless. Many years ago I read and completed the The Artists Way by Julia Cameron. Each chapter is finished with an exercise or task to rediscover and revive your creativity. One of those things is Morning Pages. If you’ve read the book you’re probably familiar with the […]

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