Creative Genius - a blog about finding & unleashing your inner magic – tagged "becomingcreative"
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.
Creativity is the energy that animates the entire universe. It's the intelligence behind all of it. It's what's moving your hand across a canvas. It's what's telling you the next word to write if you're writing, it's what's telling you what note to play, if you're singing or composing. It's what lets you know what flavors work well or don't. And it is beyond that, it's also a curiosity, intuition, gut instinct & inner knowings.
When I was in grade one I had a music teacher named Mrs. Holmes. She asked me to stand in the back row of the choir and “mouth” the words. She told me in a very authoritative, confident and matter-of-fact way, that my voice was “not good” and that I would ruin the music for everybody if I tried to sing. I was five. I remember feeling deeply embarrassed, ashamed and very alone. I thought this meant I was broken, faulty as a human...
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The call to become creative is powerful, but can be met with all kinds of limiting beliefs in our own minds, if we let it. AS powerful, ineffable force is waiting to meet us when we allow ourselves to play with the materials and create what delights our senses, for no other purpose than to connect with the simple, beauty of colour itself. Listen to this terrific episode and be inspired!
In the first episode of Creative Genius, we sit down with Amanda Evanston to hear about her own journey of cultivating creativity. She recently launched Insider’s Studio, an online community where she teaches art classes, gives weekly talks and stewards a supportive, nurturing community.