10 Tips for Inspiring Inspiration and Being More Consistently Creative

Regardless of our individual vehicles for creative expression, whether we use pens, brushes, musical instruments, or even our bodies, there are a few things that we can do to inspire inspiration, so to speak, to show up more reliably and consistently. Here are 10 tips for being more consistently creative: Set time aside: If you…

Words Have the Power to Change Us

We are not untouched by the things we speak. The words we choose have power. They have the power to change minds. Too often, however, we focus on using our words to change others’ minds, not realizing that the words we choose also change the way that we think, the way we view the world,…

Creative Constancy

We cannot stop the world from moving, but we can create a respite for ourselves where we can find ourselves and be ourselves. Change is inevitable, but we all need a constant. We need to feel grounded or rooted in something. We need to know that there is meaningful, purposeful work that belongs to us,…

Grappling With Your Hopes And Fears

If you want to know more about yourself, your fears, and your ego, grapple. Grappling is a form of self-expression, under pressure and against resistance. As a person’s skills develop in any grappling art, his or her personality begins to come through in the way that he or she trains. This is especially true in…