Have your “creator” hat on while you’re brainstorming, writing, drawing, singing… After your allotted creating time, take off your creator hat, and put on your “appreciator” hat. As the appreciator, you will talk to the creator for a few minutes and let her (or him) know how thankful you are to her for being so open and uncensored.
Each time we move up to a higher level of productivity, creativity, or integrity, the part of us that has been stuck can get scared. You can address that part of you by actually talking to it, respecting it’s concerns, and giving it a voice.
Perhaps you’re a violinist, and you know you want to get more work playing the violin. One possibility branch for getting more work would involve networking with other musicians at parties or at the symphony… Another possibility branch would involve building a website, posting examples of your work online, and attracting customers through internet searches. Yet another possibility branch could be learning new pieces of music and auditioning in different cities.
How we present ourselves is a manifestation of how we see ourselves, and a wish for how others might see us. I encourage you to experiment with your appearance. Step outside of your comfort zone. If you always wear suits or dresses, try putting on a crazy hat and wearing your clothes backwards to the park. Creativity is about exploring possibility, and it’s fueled by your willingness to be in the unknown.
You have a unique gift to offer the world. What if you have an idea of what that gift is, but don’t know how to use it or trust it? In a unique process tailored to your goals, visions, and ideals, I can help you bridge the gap between possessing your gifts and talents and expressing them.