Creating Breakthroughs

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Isn’t this the most beautiful thing you’ve seen all day? I think it is the most beautiful thing I’ve seen all year. This little doodle was drawn last week by a reluctant student of mine named Nathan. Nathan confessed to me later that it was the first thing he had drawn in over 25 years. Before that moment, 25 years ago, when he had decided not to trust his creative self anymore, he had been an accomplished artist. He was a prolific painter and portrait artist. At the same time he had also slowly been allowing his addiction to drugs and alcohol ravage his life. His addictions finally won the battle, and he had convinced himself that he would never be able to create again.

I had met with Nathan for the first time about a month ago. He was about six weeks into Continue reading

It’s Never Too Late To Pursue Your Creative Dreams!

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Today I want to tell you about one of my current clients who has inspired me by the creating courage she has been able to tap into. This woman started my ACCESS! program six months ago. She hasn’t even finished the program yet, but the progress she’s made with revitalizing her creative power is so incredible and inspiring, that I felt obligated to share her compelling story with you.

Sharon is in her mid-70s. She has been retired from a very successful career for over eleven years now. She was the Executive Director of a quickly growing non-profit human services organization. Her passion for her work life stretched her personally in ways she never had thought were possible. Once a shy young girl, she stepped into the role of an outgoing, gregarious lobbyist who took any chance she got to publicly speak about her organization that she believed in so strongly. Continue reading