Mary Ann Evans (aka George Eliot) said, It’s never too late to be what you might have been. I love this quote because it reminds us that it is never too late to start something new and that includes our creative dreams. Creative dreams are typically put on the back burner because we are busy with work, children, family, friends and social engagements. I have clients of all ages but when it comes to pursuing creative dreams my clients tend to be middle aged. Cathy reached out to me just days after her 50th birthday. She had wanted to paint since she was a teenager but could never find the time. Her closet was packed with art supplies that she had received as gifts. She finally decided to do something about it and now Cathy has found her creative joy and paints daily. What about you? Do you have a creative dream? Here are five steps that can help you get started.
I am a creativity and expressive arts coach and facilitator. In this video I share the difference between creativity coaching and expressive arts coaching. I also share a little bit about who I am, my education, training and work experience.
As a creativity coach, I believe we are all creative. Creativity is self-expression and there is no right or wrong way to be creative. Here is my list of 101 ways to be creative and to express your creative side in visual arts, writing, music, movement and drama.
Have you ever wondered how some people can create everything from art to well-being? They just seem to pick a goal and before you can say Peter Pan three times they accomplished their goal. They get what they want. Are they super human? Nope. More than likely they have a “formula” that works for them. I have a formula that works for me and it’s worked for my clients. Maybe it can work for you too? It’s based on four principles.