Sad times at the Creative Dream Factory.

February 8, 2018

I’ve been doing Tam’s Vlog Every Day In February Challenge – doing my vlogs as Facebook lives on the Creative Dream Incubator page. So I’ve been sharing the story as it’s been unfolding but I know not everyone is on Facebook. On Monday we lost Starfish. (We’re going to print + frame this photo and…

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Do you need some help getting (and staying) focused on your dream?

February 4, 2018

Focus Pocus Creative Support Group starts tomorrow. Focus Pocus is 21 days of getting focused on your dream and/or digging in and exploring why it’s so freaking hard for you to get focused – with tons of support and a whole crew of creative kindred spirits cheering you on. If this is something you think…

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On How “I’m Trying To Get Focused But I Don’t Know How” Is A Lie

February 2, 2018

As I am getting ready to start the Focus Pocus Creative Support Group on Feb 5 I wanted to share some of my experiences as I work through the Focus Pocus process, to plant some seeds for the discussions we’ll have on our calls… Ha! I just wrote down the title to this blog: “I’m Trying To…

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I woke up this morning surprised that it’s February.

February 1, 2018

I had meant to do my February reflection + visioning journaling page (from the Year of Dreams 2018 journaling kit) before Feb 1. I wanted to step into February already knowing what I want and what I’m going to do about it. Instead I just found myself here, by surprise, and feel flustered and annoyed.…

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Adventures in getting focused: My inner perfectionist drops in to throw a wrench in my plans

January 30, 2018

As I am getting ready to start the Focus Pocus Creative Support Group on Feb 5 I wanted to share some of my experiences as I work through the Focus Pocus process, to plant some seeds for the discussions we’ll have on our calls… I’m going to be super honest here: I started working with the Focus…

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3 Tips To Help You Get Focused

January 26, 2018

As I am getting ready to start the Focus Pocus Creative Support Group on Feb 5 I wanted to share some of my thoughts about getting and staying focused, to plant some seeds for the discussions we’ll have on our calls… Today: Three tips to help you get focused. Let’s get focused! Step 1: Make sure…

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I’m Selling My Dream Loft. (Or How To Stay Focused On Your Dream When Your Next Steps Scare The Hell Out Of You)

January 23, 2018

Everyone likes to talk about the Law of Attraction but there is another spiritual law that works hand in hand with it, the Law of Sacrifice.  (Creative Dream Circle members: there’s a 15 minute video on this in the Circle right here) Of course getting a dream is amazing, but the sacrifices we have to make…

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Is it just me, or is the magic of the New Year starting to wear off a bit?

January 19, 2018

After the magic of celebrating a new year and looking ahead to everything I want to create in 2018… Now that it’s really just time to get to work… I am finding it hard to focus and it’s really frustrating because there is so much I want to do! So many projects jumping up and…

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Following Inspiration + Choosing What to Focus On for 2018

January 4, 2018

Last January I really wanted to explore three things with the Creative Dream Incubator: Journal Parties Creative Dream Coaching Circles Real life paper versions of my Guided Journal + Playbooks published on Amazon Of course, I had different fears and worries about each of these things so I made these cards to help me hold…

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What if trying to make New Year’s Resolutions makes you feel shitty?

January 2, 2018

Before I start I want to say that if making New Year’s resolutions is making you feel shitty right now, know this: Your fear or discomfort is NOT a sign that you can’t have what you want. After over a decade of coaching people through the process of making their dreams real I can absolutely…

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Reflections on my 7th year as a full time dreamer + best pics of the year

December 30, 2017

I’m using my Creative Journal Prompts for the New Year to help me structure my thoughts as I look back on the past year and look forward to what I want to create next. But you’ll see that I veer off from the prompts and start to switch things around. The best journaling is non-linear!…

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Hello 2018! Creative Journal Prompts for the New Year

December 21, 2017

These journal prompts are for playing and creating with. Use them as little diving boards to dive off into other things to explore – the most important part of journaling is following your creative impulse, not answering all of the prompts perfectly! If you feel inspired to – play around with different coloured pens, markers…

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I woke up feeling extra-cranky this morning, how about you?

December 20, 2017

This morning I woke up feeling overwhelmed. Yesterday I was sooooo happy because the End The Year on a High Note Creative Dream Obstacle Release Ceremony went soooo well. (You can still watch the recording right here – the recording is available until Jan 9) So it somehow felt extra-disorienting to wake up this morning feeling…

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On releasing the obstacles (it’s not what you think…)

December 19, 2017

Obstacle release is brave work. It’s impossible to release something that you can’t face, so facing the thing is always the first step. It takes more work than you think to really face your obstacle, to sit with it for long enough that you actually start to see it clearly. Because we don’t see our…

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[Free Obstacle-Release Ceremony] End The Year On A High Note

December 14, 2017

>> Get it right here or read on for more details. (The ceremony is one hour long, and you’ll probably want some time at the end to journal about your experience) Who it’s for: Creative souls, dreamers + doers + anyone who wants to feel free, ready + inspired about their dreams. What we do: Guided…

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Explore your story about why you don’t already have what you want

December 12, 2017

This is a page from the (free!) Dream Lab Playbook (sign up for the Dream Lab here to get your copy – or if you are a  member already – download the playbook here.) As I work through the playbook I am sharing my thoughts and experiences. This page says: Explore your story about why you don’t…

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When Self-Doubt Comes To Play

December 8, 2017

I am feeling debilitating self-doubt today. This is never comfortable, but since I have not felt this way in so long, I feel extra un-prepared to handle it. So I have mostly been trying to avoid it, which has resulted in me walking around with this pit in my stomach all day while I just…

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The Art Bundle for Good sale starts today!

December 6, 2017

I’m very excited to be part of the Art Bundle for Good launching today! There are more than 100 art-related courses, ebooks, and resources on topics like drawing, painting, mixed media art, perspective drawing, digital illustration, creativity, marketing your art, and more. All bundled together for one low price! >>> Check it out here. The…

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