Creativity Overload - tips for staying focused

It seems like these days everyone you know is a creative master....more

Pruning for Creativity

Originally posted on Maybe There Will Be Cupcakes in July 2015-  Last week, I signed up to water our school garden.  The science department has a super impressive situation out back, with cherry tomatoes, zucchini, eggplant, and about five planters of herbs....more

The Best Laid Wedding (And Life) Plans

Here is a message to all those about to get married, thinking about getting married, and those whose wedding is long past.  It is also a message I suppose to anyone looking forward to anything, which I would hope, is everyone who has stumbled upon my blog....more

Why Imagination Matters

Do you consider yourself a creative person?  Are you able to imagine things that you cannot see?  Imagination is a valuable skill that had the power to improve our lives....more

Hot Pink Ghosts

Another block to creativity are the ghosts of failures past.A client once told me, “I’m afraid to get my work out there because the last time I tried, I was sabotaged and betrayed by a group of women I had trusted.”I said, “I’m so sorry that happened. That must have been excruciatingly painful. But I’m noticing that there is no group of women holding you back now. It is you holding you back. You are sabotaging and betraying yourself.”She launched her new business exactly seven days later....more

3,672 Stitches

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

Confessions of a "Busy Addict"

Work/life balance. Work/life balance. I have been contemplating this topic a lot lately. Maybe because it's hard in 2015 to describe ourselves as anything but the dreaded "b" word...Busy.I've personally read some excellent articles on how a lot of people are having trouble keeping their downtime...well...down?...more

On Conquering Creative Fear

On Working Through Dry Spells

Last month I got super excited about writing about creativity all through March, and sketched out a posting schedule and topics I wanted to write about, but then, life happens. My flow was interrupted by the anxiety of waiting for my grandmother’s passing, by making travel plans, by traveling and being with family and all of the swirling thoughts and feelings that that entails, and by the busy schedule that awaited me when I came home....more

On Creativity

Drawings I made at age five....more