Monthly Archive: February 2008

Feb
27

How to Be Creative: Part 2

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
-Rita Mae Brown

Here are some more ideas on how to find creative inspiration: Do something different. Creativity requires new and original thought. So often, our lives are dominated by routines and predictability which can stifle creative thoughts. Change things around a little bit every now and then. Drive an alternate route, change the order of your morning …

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Feb
22

Web Authors Who Inspire Me XV

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
-Pablo Picasso

Here are a couple of great posts about creativity that I found inspiring: We are all born creative and have built obstacles to creativity throughout our lives. The most significant thing we can do to get in touch with creativity is to remove those obstacles. Scott at Hello, my name is Blog! posted 18 Myths …

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Feb
21

How to Be Creative

Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
-Virginia Woolf

Creativity is not just about being artistic. It is about solving problems, having fun, connecting with your spirit and being human. It is required to live a full, rich life. Nearly all careers require some level of creativity, as does recreation and any meaningful relationship. Creativity is not reserved for virtuosoes. Nor is it learned. …

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Feb
20

Face Fear and Overcome Loneliness

The more I look around and listen I realize that I'm not alone. We are all facing choices that define us.
-Sabrina Ward Harrison

In this series on fear, I started by talking about how fear contributes to isolation and loneliness. And that facing fear can be a challenge because it defies rational thought and disguises itself in many forms. Finally, I discussed conquering fear by exercising courage muscles on a regular basis. I’d like to wrap up this …

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Feb
18

Conquering Fear

There are four ways you can handle fear. You can go over it, under it, or around it. But if you are ever to put fear behind you, you must walk straight through it. Once you put fear behind you, leave it there.
-Donna A. Favors

We know that Fear Defies Reasoning and that we can not conquer our fears with rational thinking alone. Sunset over a desert mountain north of Phoenix, AZ. Instead, fear is conditioned. It is sustained by deep rooted emotions and beliefs. Because of this, the sense of relief we feel when we avoid something we fear …

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Feb
17

Site Status

Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest
-Ashleigh Brilliant

My family and I have just returned from an extended road trip during which my internet access was extremely limited. I had planned to complete the series on fear and isolation and provide some posts in advance for my time on the road, but I was much busier than expected during the preceding weeks preparing …

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Feb
05

5 Faces of Fear

In time we hate that which we often fear.
-William Shakespeare

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, Fear Defies Reasoning, the first thing we need to do in order to conquer fear is to uncover it. Fear is illusive. It disguises itself in many ways. Here are 5 ways that fear manifests: Stress. All stress is fear. When we feel stress, we are looking at what …

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