Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’ve always been a podcast listener. I love the ease with which I can listen while I fold laundry, take a walk, or drive to town. I’ve listened to a ton of different podcasts through the years, and I’ve finally decided that my favorites are episodes that somehow get me…

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Do you spend your day creating or reacting? Nicolle Bennett found herself living in reaction mode and not focusing on her big picture dreams and goals. It took some effort and intention, but she managed to shift her daily life to one of ease and joy, through intentionally creating her day. And this, led to…

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Resistance crushes creativity. But what is creative resistance? Actually, it can be anything that stops you from creating, like almost cutting your thumb off when you’re cooking dinner so typing is hard (yep – that’s happened to me TWICE). Or, maybe it shows up as procrastination or perfectionism. As a creative, there’s one thing you…

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Hello, welcome back to the Dear Creativity Let’s Play podcast. This episode is a solo show and I’m going to be talking about creative resistance. But before we get there, I wanted to invite you to an event that I’m hosting next week. This is January, January 21, 22nd, and 23rd. 2020, I’m hosting a…

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[Originally posted April 2013; updated Jan. 2020] Before we dive into creative blocks, I first want to address the idea of “writer’s block.” I would argue that even though I’m writing a post about it, there’s actually no such thing as “writer’s block.” Here’s why I object to the idea of writer’s block. If I…

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In this interview, Abby Beauchamp and I discuss how she managed to write and publish a book in three months, while she was running her business full-time as a single-parent. It IS possible. She shares some great mindset shifts, concrete organizational tips, and ideas to get into the creative flow and connect with your intuition…

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It’s a new year AND a new decade, so this episode is all about embracing being a beginner, especially when it comes to your creativity. Being a beginner seems to have become my new “norm” this decade, so in this solo show, I share four basic “beginner principles” to help support you in starting and…

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To be creative IS to be productive and producing your creative work. But the first step, before the producing and creating can happen, is opening up to the inspiration and the muse. In this solo episode, I discuss how to turn off your inner critic and dive deep into connecting with your inspiration and muses…

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Today’s guest, Yong Pratt, went from working as a dancer to owning a dance studio to podcasting and teaching others how to podcast. When we discussed the connection between the two, I loved her answer. It’s all choreography, pulling all the little pieces of ideas into a whole that tells a story, whether that’s through…

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