“For writers and artists, the ability to self-reinforce is more important than talent.” – Steven Pressfield Being able to validate yourself as an artist is so important to your ability to keep creating and enjoying it—and so up for me lately—that I just had to write about it when I read Steven Pressfield’s excellent post […] Continue Reading
Real tools and firelight for artists and dreamers to create inspired lives
To follow your heart’s desires, you first have to know what they are. This can be hard for many people. Today I share some practices and questions (as well as pitfalls to watch for) to help you walk your heart path. Open the Door To discover our heart’s desires, we have to develop the ability […] Continue Reading
What Do You Dream Of?
Do you dream of being an accomplished writer, dancer, healer, scientist? Of travelling the world or cultivating inner peace?
Do you long for a loving relationship, vibrant health, meaningful work, to make a difference in our world?
Each of these is a dream you carry in your heart.
Your Dreams Are Important
Your dreams matter. They point you towards a fulfilling, joyful, magical life. They point you towards your soul’s growth and your contribution to our world.
Yet so often we kill our dreams before they even get off the ground. And most of us don’t even realize it. So, we wonder why we lack passion, inspiration or fulfillment, why we feel frustrated, stuck or lost.
Over the years of guiding creative people to uncover and actualize their heart’s dreams, I have discovered five tragically common ways that we stop ourselves from dreaming and living the lives we long for.
The good news is: Once you know these Five Dream Killers, you can begin to make new choices. You can begin to hear your heart and live your dreams.
In this 10-page e-book, I outline the top 5 Dream Killers and what to do about them, so you don’t get stopped from following your heart’s true dreams.
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I had a beautiful aha moment while dancing the other night. I’ve been in a challenging time lately. (Who hasn’t?) There has been a pause in the usual flow of my work and creativity. The gods or my own spirit have conspired to create a reset for me. It’s uncomfortable, confusing and scary. I believe […] Continue Reading
Today I am going to share with you a simple, yet magical tool for shifting your energy to align with your heart’s desires. This tool works with the law of attraction in a specific and gentle way that you may never have heard. Plus, you’ll learn some fun things about words! If you feel unable […] Continue Reading
Do you have any projects in the closet waiting to be born? I have set out to write a book that I have been wanting to write for a few years. And, I am running into a lot of fear and diversionary tactics. Sound familiar? Here’s what I’m doing to get myself started (and keep […] Continue Reading
“In each life there comes at least one moment which, if recognized and seized, transforms the course of that life forever.” — Ralph Blum, The Book of Runes I have reached the point of no return. I have come to the edge of a cliff and I have to jump. Have you ever come to […] Continue Reading
I am pursuing the great driving dream of my life: To be a great artist and touch the lives of thousands of people with my creations. How painful this dream has been! How much drive and longing and push and disappointment. How much invisibility and slow growth. Yet this dream is threaded through my soul. […] Continue Reading
Creative advice for writers and artists abounds. Much of it is useful, helping us create stronger art. But it can also block our best work. In today’s post I discuss how to navigate that slippery terrain. Write as if your words were a fire bringing warmth to a freezing cold room. Waste no words, just […] Continue Reading
How do you get back to creating after you have been away, whether due to illness, vacation, busyness or distraction? Whether it has been a few days, weeks or years, the process is essentially the same. Knowing this process is a key skill for artists who want to live fulfilling creative lives. At the end […] Continue Reading