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Are you trying to access your creativity? Get back touch with creativity? Find ways to become more creative? Or maybe you want to deepen creativity? The Creative Genius Blog offers insights & ideas for getting creatively unstuck so you can find and unleash your creativity. May it be exactly what you need to hear today.

An Adventurous Friday: Embracing Fear and Change

Yesterday, I had quite an adventure with a very good friend of mine. Last year, we vowed to shake things up and do crazy things together instead of just sitting around and drinking wine whenever we got together. We wanted to challenge ourselves, so we decided to embrace activities that scared us. That led to a lot of cold plunges in the ocean last winter and continued throughout the year. For my birthday in December, my friend took me to a place about an hour from Vancouver. We geared up for a three-part zip line course, complete with tightropes and log swings. It was the most terrifying thing I've done in a long time. Today, my arms are still sore,...

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Ep. 66 Pamela Bates: The Importance of Radical Rest Inside the Creative Process (encore)

Humans hold themselves back on this quest for perfection, which is utterly pointless and unattainable. The magic resides in letting go. When we hold something too dear, it tends to get in the way. Listen to her terrifying advice on what we should practice in our art to help us really learn about the magic of letting go. Don't let anything be too precious or it will jam you up. 

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Ep. 65 Nate Klemp - Open: Living with an Expansive Mind in a Distracted World

Subscribe, Listen, Rate & Review (thank you!)  in Apple Podcasts Subscribe & Listen in SpotifySubscribe on YoutubeOR listen in your favourite podcast app SUPPORT CREATIVE GENIUS ON PATREON   Episode Summary An engaging, lighthearted but deep conversation with philosopher Nate Klemp about his new book, 'Open: Living with an Expansive Mind in a Distracted World' which explores cultivating spaciousness in order to access the deep well of peace and creativity within our minds.  This episode serves as a thought-provoking exploration of inner spaciousness and the art of discernment in our daily lives, offering listeners practical insights and inspiration for their own journeys of self-discovery and creative expression. Nate is a New York Times bestselling author, philosopher, and founding partner at Mindful Magazine. He went to college at Stanford then got an MA...

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EP 64 Emma Zeck, Passion, Fear & Creative Destiny

Through ups and downs, Emma has chased that destiny relentlessly, even when the path seemed uncertain. Her journey involved facing fears, doubts, and limitations head-on, embracing the unknown and trusting in the journey along the way. And she ended up recording her debut album Eclipse at Abbey Road Studios, in London. 

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