I find it a little disconcerting that someone would take the time to throw detergent packaging up in a tall shrub like that, versus just carrying it back into the store, leaving it in a cart, or taking it to the recyclers. People are lazy. L-a-z-y lazy. What bugged me even more was that the… Continue reading Using The Unusual, Prompt 1
Lightning Bolts: The Problem With Waiting For Creativity To Strike Recently, I invited readers of this blog to flex their creative muscles by experimenting with Stream of Conscious Writing. But over the weekend, it occurred to me that while I can talk about developing creativity and providing you with the tips, tools, ideas and resources… Continue reading Lightning Bolts, Creative Buddies, Using The Unusual & The Importance of Trying
Welcome to Blog Share & Support, a weekly series dedicated to discovering, supporting, and connecting bloggers, blog readers, and other online artists as our work continues to grow & evolve. This week’s blog share comes from American pastry chef, food writer & food blogger, David Lebovitz, who is, as his tagline describes, living the sweet… Continue reading Blog Share & Support: Week 7
Have you ever tried stream of conscious writing, wherein for 15 minutes (to an hour or longer), you merely sit and write, with no plan or intention of where you are going? You don’t worry about spelling, style, syntax or punctuation—you just write. Gloriously, freely write. A self-revealing journey as well as terrific warm-up exercise… Continue reading Warm-Up: Stream of Conscious Writing
Is it possible to approach all things with love? Is it possible to approach life with the kind of openheartedness and fearlessness that leaves you vulnerable and exposed, and yet happy and secure? Is it possible to replace words like can’t, won’t, failure and awful with words like can, will, success and wonderful? Is it… Continue reading Is It Possible?
I believe there are signs…little reminders and road markers in life…that surround us all the time, just begging for us to notice them. An angel, found just outside my car door, as I was returning books to the library. Sometimes these signs come in the form of coincidence or synchronistic events you might not understand… Continue reading I Believe…
Change your thoughts if you wish to change your circumstances. Since you alone are responsible for your thoughts, only you can change them. You will want to change them when you realize that each thought creates according to its own nature. Remember that the law works at all times and that you are always demonstrating… Continue reading Stop Struggling