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Everyone is born creative

“Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kindergarten. Then when you hit puberty they take the crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on algebra, history, etc. Being suddenly hit years later with the ‘creative bug’ is just a wee voice telling you, ‘I’d like my crayons back, please.”

~ Hugh MacLeod

Image Credit:  zosogis, deviantart.com.
Image Credit: zosogis, deviantart.com.

Give symptoms a voice


“We can transcend and transform our “symptoms” and travel from the land of “There must be something wrong with me” to the land of “There must be something important that I am trying to say.”

~ Brad Sachs

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Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?


/ Photo by Sonny Side Up! /

How do we explain how one day can be rosy, and the next day with clouds hanging overhead? Has anything really changed but our viewpoint?

With an economic crisis, we are more vulnerable to the glass-half-empty mentality, which only provokes more fear. A glass-half-empty state of mind is consumed by lack, and we need to prevent these fears from reaching epidemic proportions. Why? Fear freezes in its footsteps. Fear causes mental paralysis and impedes creativity. Once we cease moving and stretching our minds, we lose direction and momentum.

Creativity moves, stretches, bends and can mold itself into unusual shapes to fit anywhere. Creativity is a flexible state of mind that links up with Divine imagination to gather solutions, and it energizes everything it touches. Creativity is a mental gymnast who can do backbends, cartwheels, flips, and walk through walls. Obstacles don’t scare creativity because problems are recognized as optical illusions, mirages – vision impairment. Read more