How to Create a Muse Agreement

Making a commitment to our inner muse and cultivating our creativity and uniqueness helps us to be successful. Our muse (in Greek and Roman mythology) presides over the arts and sciences. A muse is a woman, or a force personified as a woman, who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist. There are…

Fulfill Your Unique Creative Potential By Not Conforming

Do you feel you are reaching your creative potential? Maybe you feel that way because you are under too much pressure to conform. There is a conflict between expecting to be innovative and also conform to your work environment or society. We clearly have a case of cognitive dissonance…where we have inconsistent thoughts, beliefs or…

Why Do You Do What You Do?

The most important question you can ask about your work and life is: Why do you do what you do? I have met many business professionals and they truly want to be and do more. They desire to rediscover their creative potential and  seem to lack personal inspiration to be able to move forward. The…

Benefits of Working with Mandalas

The word mandala means ‘that which encircles a center’ in the classical Indian language of Sanskrit, but it has far deeper significance than is conveyed by its literal meaning. The mandala represents wholeness, and can be seen as a model for the structure of life itself, or a cosmic diagram that reminds us of our relation…

Unlock the Power of your Passion

Willful determination has been the success for many creative greats…it is made of passion, an unstoppable energy fueled by intense desire which results in the making of creative miracles. How can you unlock this mysterious quality that celebrates your individuality? You can create new worlds, explore another dimension, and be a beacon of inspiration when…

Becoming More Creative

Creativity is the force that drives inventions, business, music, art and seems to well up from deep within you and often suddenly spills out when you least expect it. It can be elusive and some people find that drawing on creativity is difficult, whereas others appear to have an ever-flowing abundance. If you have immersed…

Living is a Creative Act and a Work of Art

Your life is a work of art. Sometimes we forget that we are all creating every day. With distractions in our lives, our creativity starts to feel like a special moment instead of a way of living. Do you feel like you are living, but not alive? Do you feel like you do not know…

Inspiration from the “Prince of Pop Art”

Andy Warhol is known as the “Prince of Pop Art” and has inspired many artists and started several movements with his cultural influence. Thanks to our contemporary and marketable society, his images are commonly seen in everyday life, on posters, handbags, t-shirts and just about anything that can be sold. He was shy, extremely insecure…

Be a Creative Leader

Creativity is a crucial factor for success. IBM conducted a study of more than fifteen hundred CEO’s and identified creativity as the most important leadership quality for future success in times of complexity. The study explains, “Creative leaders invite disruptive innovation, encourage others to drop outdated approaches, and take balanced risks.” In today’s fast-paced global…

Creativity is Allowing Mistakes

Being creative is a quality that you put into any activity not only in artwork, but also cooking, dancing, singing, etc. Your attitude and approach you follow is your creative instinct.  We are born with creativity within ourselves. I hear people say, “I am not creative”, but this is a major myth that surrounds us. There is…

Creative Vivid Dreams

Did you know that creative people have more vivid dreams which allows them to remember their dreams? According to David Watson, a Professor of Psychology in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,  “There is a fundamental continuity between how people experience the world during the day and at night,” he said. “People…

Marilyn Monroe’s Secrets

Marilyn Monroe took great pains to be photographed reading or holding a book — insistence due to her genuine love of literature. Her personal library contained four hundred books, including classics like Dostoyevsky, Milton, and Hemingway. When she was not singing or making movies, she was taking literature and history night classes at UCLA. And…