As for this thing called a writing retreat? Who were these people who could just skip off to do such an outrageous thing as taking a weekend away just for writing?
Is your creativity living a first class life? Or is it shabby and neglected? I know how it usually goes—everything and everybody comes first. The kids, the cats, the puppy, making lunch for your partner, shopping, day jobbing, cleaning. Of course all of those things are important! I get that! But so is your creativity. When’s … Read More
If all of the New Year’s energy and excitement leaves you feeling less than enthusiastic…you might be in Creative Burnout. Hey, it happens to the best of us. Burnout can be caused by too much creative output, financial stress, grief, not enough creative output, health problems, criticism, perfectionism and a host of other stressors. It … Read More
Almost all creativity involves purposeful play. ~Abraham Maslow
Albert Einstein embraced creative play, as did a number of other bright minds like Edison, Picasso, and da Vinci. Today I want to share ideas from two of my favorite modern day creativity gurus, Julia Cameron and Jill Badonsky, both of whom have a lot to say about the value of play.
I’m so excited to be writing the very first blog post for Creative Wellness Retreats! Christina and I both fervently believe that creativity is not only fun and fulfilling but an essential part of health, right up there with mind, body, and spirit. And yet so many of us have guilt around our creativity. We’ve … Read More