Your Well is Inexhaustible

Published on October 20, 2014 by
Your Well is Inexhaustible

When I first started the Launch Your Creative Life website, I had a "Monday Motivation" column.  As time went on, it got lost as time went on but I was inspired to write a quick post today.

A few weeks ago Sheryl, one of the women in the Arête ...

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Meet Melody (and Savannah, Kristi & Jillian)

Published on October 15, 2014 by
Meet Melody (and Savannah, Kristi & Jillian)

It all started when I was invited to a writing group in Stockton, Ca.  I had no idea what I was getting into when I entered the sunroom where a couch and several chairs were formed in a sem-circle.

Gathering our coffee and water and pages of unfinished books we ...

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How to Create Pumpkin Invitations for a Fall Party

Published on October 9, 2014 by
How to Create Pumpkin Invitations for a Fall Party

Is it fall yet?

In Northern California, I'm afraid to say we are STILL in the 95+ degree weather. My sweaters are staring at me from the closet.  I so badly want to wear my pumpkin spice latte scarf.

Sigh.

In the  meantime, if I can't wear my orange and ...

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E-Course Review: Boot Girls Series by Christy Tomlinson

Published on October 8, 2014 by
E-Course Review: Boot Girls Series by Christy Tomlinson

I've been taking some amazing online art classes this year and I've got to tell you about one of them!

Are you taking any classes that you absolutely love?  Here's 3 reasons why you should:

  1. It's so much fun!!!

Sometimes I get so busy and I don't stop ...

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In Favor of Failure

Published on October 1, 2014 by

This is one of the posts when I wish we could go out to coffee, you and me.

I'd  grab a couple of coffees with extra cream and some vanilla sprinkles, or maybe we'd splurge on a pumpkin spice latte and a maple scone. We'd find a table outside, if ...

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The 7 (Dumb) Things to Avoid Doing When You Start Your Art Side Hustle

Published on September 29, 2014 by
The 7 (Dumb) Things to Avoid Doing When You Start Your Art Side Hustle

It's my birthday week and I usually like to do a bit of reflecting on life lessons learned. You know, the proverbial, "let's not go there again!"

This week I'm looking back as I look forward with gratefulness and anticipation.  Life is so beautiful and I'm grateful to be where ...

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What Can Jane Austen Teach Us About Being an Entrpreneur?

Published on September 25, 2014 by
What Can Jane Austen Teach Us About Being an Entrpreneur?

 

As I re-watched all my favorite Jane Austen movies this summer and started reading Mansfield Park, I started to see things I've learned from Jane about the entrepreneurial life.  She was really an amazing creative.

I've pulled some favorite lessons from Jane; please jump in and add your own ...

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9 Things to do when You Don’t Feel Creative

Published on September 23, 2014 by
9 Things to do when You Don’t Feel Creative

Recently, the subject of "not feeling creative" came up in multiple conversation with different people. To my surprise, several people who I consider to be exceptionally creative verbalized that they were not feeling very creative at this season in life.  I would not have guessed it by looking at them.

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How to Create a Mixed Media Fall Collage for Your Wall

Published on September 18, 2014 by
How to Create a Mixed Media Fall Collage for Your Wall

Fall is coming. I LOVE fall. I am seriously SMITTEN with the colors and the crisp air and the way nature dances and changes everything in its final big hurrah before the quiet of winter.

Well, the weather is trying to be fall.

In Sacramento, we're still going through 100 degree ...

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Is there a Recipe for Artpreneurial Success?

Published on September 15, 2014 by
Is there a Recipe for Artpreneurial Success?

Do you ever wonder if there is recipe for how to work one's way to the life they want?

Joanna Penn, author, speaker & entrepreneur is one of my favorite creatives to look to for how to mix up the right ingredients to create the art life I ...

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