An Experience, not another boring lecture…

Tomorrow is my first Facebook Live Event and it is going to be epic!

Epic… really, Bonnie?

YES!

NOT because millions of people are expected to participate.

NOT because I am that ego-centric and important and just love to listen to the sound of my voice and be the star of my own world.

… and NOT because it’s just another boring lecture.

It is going to be EPIC, for me on a very personal level. It will be a significant moment of growth where I will step out of my comfort zone and allow myself to be vulnerable. It will be me, talking heart to heart with other people about how I manage a limitation that has always been a part of my life. It’s a personal limitation that in the past has only ever been visible to the people closest to me. Tomorrow, I am going public with it. I’m no longer NOT going to talk about my personal experience with depression.

After it is over, I know in my heart, that an enormous personal shift will have occurred, no matter how well or poorly the actual event goes. Between 12pm and 2pm Pacific Time tomorrow I will let a childhood monster out of the closet once and for all. By doing so, this monster will no longer have the same power over me.

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If you also suffer from depression and would like to learn a few creative ways to manage it, I invite you to join me. If you know of someone else who may benefit from this experience, please feel free to share the link with them. This event is 100% free and open to the public. My intention is for the event to be interactive. I will respond to comments and questions live as we go. I am hoping that someone actually is there to interact with me live, but if not, I will try to make it as interactive as I can by including lots of prompts for you to engage with the presented materials, even if it is at a later time as you watch the recording.  Continue reading

Elevate: Reclaim Your Crown

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Here we all are post-solar eclipse in Leo: the lion of creativity, inner-child’s play, and personal magnetism. If this astrological event marked a new age of self-empowerment crowned by our own personal lion kings, what are we do with our newly reclaimed royalty? Well, your highness, it’s time to create a crown for yourself. Every good king or queen needs a crown, right? How else will all the others know that you are the one in charge around here?

As I was creating my own crown, from some beads I scavenged from a beautiful (but unworn) bracelet a client had given me, I began to think about what it really means to discover my inner-royalty. If you are like me, you may have always had a natural repulsion to royalty and especially authority. So, I was forced to ask myself:

What is it about royalty and authority that really bothers me? Why is it so hard for me to slip on this crown that I’ve created and truly own it?

I came to the understanding that true royalty is Continue reading

Is Your Creative Life Worth Fighting For?

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How much time do you spend watching TV? This image appears on page 27 of my book Vitalize Your Creative Life. I stand by this graphic and the message it conveys. I also freely admit that I am a TV binger and lifelong TV addict. By the word “TV” I mean the effortless preoccupation of my brain by programmed sounds and videos on a screen (of any size) while the remainder of my body remains relatively inactive. In part I had no choice. I grew up with TV. I am the product of an early generation exposed to a now common type of addiction. Continue reading

3 Creative Ways to Bring Yourself Back To Gratitude Now

Gratitude is where the heart isGratitude is not just for the month of November anymore. Gratitude is a way of living life. If I choose to embrace gratitude every day and every moment, it will transform my experience of life. Gratitude is my number one focus for this next nine-year cycle. That’s right! I’m committing to feeling gratitude for whatever may come my way through 2025. Whew! I said it out loud. I wrote it down. I shared it on my blog! It has already begun to take effect.

If you choose to embrace gratitude every day and every moment, it will transform your experience of life.

When it comes to gratitude, there is no better time than the present to start implementing its power. Here are three quick and easy ways to get started. Continue reading

Stick Figures

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“I’m not creative. I can’t even draw a stick figure.”

Have you ever said that? Come on, let’s be honest, I know you’re out there. I’ve heard this again and again over the course of my life and if you have ever said, “I can’t even draw a stick figure,” then the video below was created for you.

To catch up on all the videos in this series check out my page about the book I’m publishing this February: Vitalize Your Creative Life.

Stick with me and I’ll stick with you, dealio?

Your Creativity Coach,

Bonnie

Bonnie Kelso is the creator of The ABCs of Conscious Creating and the author of Vitalize Your Creative Life. She uses energy healing and creating exercises to connect people to their higher “creative” selves. For more information about her services read about her ACCESS! program or to schedule a consultation please contact her at Bonnie@CreatingYourExperience.com. Are you ready to vitalize your creative life?

Write a Letter to Your Creator

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Today is December 1st and the beginning of Spiritual Literacy Month. December is also Write A Friend Month. So, to celebrate both at the same time, your Creating Exercise for today is to write a letter to your friend who created you. You can address it to God, The Universe, Buddha, Jesus, Mom or whomever you believe is your Creator. Just let whatever wants to come out, come out. Writing to your Creator is a great way to tap into your creative life. It is a harmless way to release any frustrations you may be feeling over challenges you might be facing. It is also a great way to get in touch with your positive feelings of gratitude and appreciation. So, give it a try. It doesn’t have to be very long or fancy.

Besides, your creator knows how to read between the lines… Continue reading