Archive for the ‘Personal development’ Category

Admire Week

A friend of mine, Bliss lady Chrystal Bougon, posted the following on Facebook today: “What if we started our OWN Facebook movement and called this Admiration and Appreciation week and we just each picked one person […]

Feb, 06

Freeing your creative energies

How creative are you feeling today? If you feel blocked or need a little help freeing your creative energies, you’re not alone. This weekend, I met someone who swore she didn’t have a creative bone […]

Jan, 25

What we know vs. what we do

I was feeling blah for most of October. First, I had a cold, then I was tired all the time, and then I progressed to the full-on blahs and mehs…and I had no idea why. […]

Oct, 28

When you’re feeling stuck and unmotivated

So, there I was, relaxing with a grande soy latte at Starbucks and reading my Blogshelf. It was meant to be a fun, little break from the daily routine. I checked out some artists I […]

Sep, 28

It’s Not About You [Guest post]

I wrote in my earlier guest post, “It’s All About You,” that the key to creative freedom is to disregard external motivations and listen only to what you want. That’s true, but it’s only part […]

Sep, 20

It’s All About You [Guest post]

One of the hardest things for me, in my writing and my art (and heck, in my life, too!), has been learning to create for myself and no one else. This doesn’t mean ignoring other […]

Sep, 13

Praise & criticism: Why they’re not really about you

The other day, I received the following note: “I love these! Everyone is looking good, and the kids are so animated. Once again, LOVE these! Thanks for thinking of taking them that day.” Sounds good, right? […]

Sep, 09

A personal breakthrough

Last month, I shared about the creative block that has kept me from producing new photographic work for more than a year. Well, I am happy to report that something has shifted. Maybe it was […]

Aug, 30

Provocative philosophies on passion and profit, plus my latest mentoring and workshop offerings for visual arts and photographers.

The Inspired Way
Need a little inspiration to find your ideal life? Check out a new, free guide by 22 creative women (including me):