Regular Posts Tagged ‘cultivating the creative’
‎Mindfully Becoming: Life is a feast of ‘nows’
10th Jul 2011Posted in: Text 1

‎”The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love. Born out of concern for all beings.” – Buddha Where you are and where you want to be […]

Deep Peace of Summer Evenings
29th Jun 2011Posted in: Text 0

Summer turned on a few nights ago here in Boulder as the nights took the days warmth to bed. I love the warmy-spot of summer and how it makes my muscles feel so loose and so free. There’s an inherent ease with these warmer months. I am loving the evening walks, the evening sends, swinging […]

life is but a collage: paint the town and pedal around with art
23rd Jun 2011Posted in: Text 0

I was thinking earlier this week how life is but a collage: a collection of fragments and memories and lyrics and photographs that we hold together in the story of our experience – drawing meaning from the pieces and their juxtapositions. I think collage is an apt metaphor, and also the next trend in art. […]

Choose to Be Happy and Live Deeply Delightful: The Inspiration Book 2.0
19th Jun 2011Posted in: Text 1

I revised The Inspiration Book a bit this morning – edited some copy, added in some brighter images, had some fun. Be sure to check it out, send a copy to your pops, and tell all your besties. It’s still very free, just more rich in vibrance.

The direction of your heart
10th Jun 2011Posted in: Text 0

Do you ever feel like you need Captain Jack Sparrow’s magic compass? “My compass…is unique.” “Unique here having the meaning of broken?” “True enough, this compass does not point north.” “…Where does it point?” “It points to the thing you want most in this world.”

self-actualization: peak-experiencing life
30th May 2011Posted in: Text 0

I’ve been learning much lately about peak experiences and how to push the upper limits of happiness. This little ditty came in my inbox today via The Daily Love, and I wanted to repost it here because of all that muchness it reminds us of. Abraham Maslow’s 8 Ways to Self-Actualize 1. Experience things fully, […]

your life, your canvas: paint the town
21st May 2011Posted in: Collage, Images 0
inspired creative boundless
23rd Apr 2011Posted in: Collage, Images 0
Such lovely heights
15th Apr 2011Posted in: Newsletters, Text 0

“Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn’t mean only artistic creativity, although that’s part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people.” – Matt Groening Twenty Eleven has me facing my fear of heights here at the studio, where I’ve been enamored […]

Inspired by the Mast Brothers of Brooklyn: What’s your chocolate?
9th Apr 2011Posted in: Text 0

Earlier this week I came across a video about the Mast Brothers – the Brooklyn Chocolatiers – and it won my heart in a big way. I shared this with my favorite people and one friend wrote back: “I love this. I love the bagpipes. I love the beards. Quit your job. Sell your condo. […]