How Can I Create Now?

How Can I Create Now?

As you gird your loins to face the year ahead, please don't abandon the creative practices that keep you strong and centered and whole.  Here's three good reasons why now is EXACTLY the right time to continue the work of your soul. (Need a fourth reason?  How about 'are you really going to let those fuckers silence your heart'?)

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On Creativity, Compost, and Monsters in Our Midst

On Creativity, Compost, and Monsters in Our Midst

What's the connection between garbage, Autumn, and creativity?  And what can it teach us about ways to think about the scary orange-faced monster who is looming over our collective landscape this fall?  Sara's got some thoughts.  

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Wanna Know the Purpose of Your Life?

Wanna Know the Purpose of Your Life?

Why are we are all in such a simultaneous purpose-frenzy and purpose-pickle?  Why is Justin Beiber's new album called Purpose, but you can't figure out whether or not to take that job?  How can we make sense of the fact that our culture is loudly demanding that we DECLARE OUR PURPOSE at the very same moment that it has washed it's hands of offering clear answers or guidance about what our purpose might be?  Come through a small historical wormhole to catch a glimpse of where this purpose-tornado comes from, and how we can reclaim the real, meaningful human questions in the eye of the storm.

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A New Question about Creativity

A New Question about Creativity

What if our deepest questions about our creativity and life purpose are not answerable by trying to "get more creative"?  What if we can only get where we are trying to go - toward lives of purpose, joy, and creative satisfaction - by starting with some expanded self-knowledge about ourselves as creators?  These are some of the big ideas behind my book in progress:  Finding Your Creative Constellation.

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