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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.

Connecting with Creativity Inside Grief & Loss

Amidst the grief and uncertainty, I found solace in an unexpected place: adopting a puppy named Maggie from a local animal shelter. I share the story of how surrendering to the grief allowed me to connect with the wisdom of my creativity which allowed me to remain open to the serendipitous moment when I met Maggie and how this furry companion brought light into my life life during a dark time.

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Ep 48 - Dr. Merideth Hite Estevez - Rediscovering Creative Joy: Recovery & Resilience in Your Creative Process

Follow, Listen, Rate & Review (thank you!)  in Apple Podcasts Subscribe & Listen in SpotifySubscribe & Watch clips on YoutubeOR listen in your favourite podcast app     Episode Summary In this episode of The Creative Genius Podcast, our guest Dr. Meredith Estevez, a renowned oboist, podcaster, coach, writer, and educator, shares her profound journey of creative recovery and the vital lessons she's learned about finding joy in the act of creation. Through her personal experiences, Merideth explores the effects of creative burnout, the harmful generational cycle of teaching through shame, and the pressure to balance creative impulse with marketability and success. She discusses how she rediscovered her true self using "The Artist's Way," navigated feelings of unworthiness despite achievements, and unveiled the power of surrendering to...

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Bob, The Russian Foster Dog

My two kids Cosmo, 11 & Elvie, 8 love dogs so much, anytime we encounter someone walking their dog, they are sure to stop them and say, "I like your dog" they draw dogs in their journals and make lists of all the dogs they want. They've asked me for a dog every single day for the past year. Sometimes Cosmo cries himself to sleep with his yearning for a dog of his own. BOB On December 27th, 2022 Bob was found crying, paralyzed & motionless in a gutter on the streets of Dagestan, Russia. Volunteers brought him to their vet where he was hooked up to an IV to assess his injuries. One of the vets realized that the cause of Bob's paralysis...

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