Creativity Changes The World

Everything that exists in this world does so because someone was creative. Creativity is that powerful. Unfortunately too many people prescribe to the limiting believe that creativity has something exclusively to do with drawing ability or innate talent. This is the Myth of Creativity. Don’t believe it! While being an artist is largely a creative… Continue reading Creativity Changes The World

Infertility, Motherhood, Personal Muse-ings

What I’ve Learned About Motherhood- From My Dog: The Relationship Between Love And Sacrifice

You love what you sacrifice for. It’s that simple. The relationship between these two principles became apparent to me during the time I was learning to housebreak my puppy. It was a task that required vigilance and discipline. I had to take him outside every couple hours at a minimum, or I was cleaning a… Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Motherhood- From My Dog: The Relationship Between Love And Sacrifice

Watercolor Painting
Creativity, Motherhood

Creativity: Motherhood vs. Art

I met a woman recently who commented that she had never pursued her art as fully as she’d have liked because her mother had discouraged her with the message that she couldn’t make any money doing art; that it wasn’t practical. My heart broke for her. I could see her passion as well as feel… Continue reading Creativity: Motherhood vs. Art

Watercolor Painting
Luxurious Living, Personal Muse-ings

Freedom And Boundaries

The celebration of Independence Day every Fourth of July, is a celebration of freedom. This American holiday is, in my opinion, one of our most substantive holidays in terms of ideology. Freedom is at the very heart of American culture. It permeates the whole of our society from our government, to our politics, to our… Continue reading Freedom And Boundaries

Every Home Should Have Original Art
Art, Luxurious Living

5 Reasons Every Home Should Have Original Art

Every home should have original art. The benefits of art are reaped on all levels, from individual, to family, to society. Here are five benefits of having original art in the home: Original art is personal. Original art has a story. Original art generates conversation. Original art creates culture. Original art is a luxury. Original… Continue reading 5 Reasons Every Home Should Have Original Art

Creativity: a contingency
Creativity, Personal Muse-ings

Plan C: Make Lemonade

“C” For Creativity. Creativity isn’t just for making art projects. Creativity is for making life better, no matter your circumstances. As a child, I always wanted to be a mother when I grew up. That was plan A. There were several influences which contributed to this desire. The primary would be my religious beliefs. The… Continue reading Plan C: Make Lemonade

5 Cautions for Creative People

5 Cautions for Creative People

Every virtue in excess can become a vice. This is true of creativity. Here are five ways creativity can be a vice and how to deal with them. They are: Distraction Loneliness Sensitivity Perfectionism Competition Creative people are easily distracted. There are so many options and ideas to choose from. Learn to focus, work hard,… Continue reading 5 Cautions for Creative People