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How to use The Power of Now as a writer

The Power of Now by Echart Tolle is the ultimate book about spiritual enlightenment everyone must read once in their lives Useful to anyone who is curious about spirituality, the ego, the mind and purpose. The Power of Now will awaken and shake you to the core. Not an easy read as it will get your mind thinking, it is set out like a handbook with a series of questions and answers. A thought-provoking book that challenges the way you think. Creatives and writers I think will get a lot out of this book, after all, resistance is a creation of the mind. I was slow to read The Power of Now but […]

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Awakening your inner creative with yoga

Yoga is the perfect means to get your creative juices flowing when you are looking for inspiration and an injection of passion into your life. We all know that yoga offers a lot of benefits. It is of course a great means to stay physically active and healthy by toning and stretching the body. It’s medicine for the mind, helping it stay calm, clear and focused and beneficial for emotional wellbeing too. To add to all of this, yoga is also an ideal way to get your creative energy flowing. If you’re thinking, “that’s all well and good, but, I’m not the creative type,” think again. We all have a […]

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I’m a crazy creative and I love it

It took me 20 years to embrace my creative side and at times I feel like a total crazy person. I’ve always felt different but as I get older I’ve learnt to embrace the crazy creative spark. It’s my compass and I’m totally grateful for it. So here’s how I’m a crazy creative: I Love ALL the arts. Plays, dancing, painting, drawing, writing, design, architecture, decorative arts, sculpture, you name it, I love it. I jump from idea to idea. Stopping and starting projects all the time. I can’t choose what I want to do and I want to do it all. I’ve lost respect from people but gained respect […]

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Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

I was a big fan of Elizabeth Gilbert’s ‘Eat, Pay, Love’  and you can put me into that bucket of women who can say ‘It changed my life’. I also love reading books on creativity and writing. Big Magic – Creative Living Beyond Fear seems like a match made in heaven for me and it didn’t disappoint. The stars aligned and I had many small and big magic moments reading it. What I loved about Big Magic: Idea’s are living entities that visit us and unless we pursue them and give them our dedication they can leave us in the blink of the eye. Ideas move around people so you better catch […]

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