The desert has a lot to teach us about creating space for something new. It was a chilly October morning. I remember the moment I arrived at this vista. The vast expanse of the desert took my breath away. The sun rose quickly behind my right shoulder, painting the distant rock formations with … [Read more...] about You Can Learn About Change from the Desert
Free Your Inner Guru™ Creativity Channel
Creativity is where inspiration meets self expression.
Creativity encompasses more than artistic pursuits. Every day you envision, strategize and innovate. You create through your thoughts, words and action. The question isn't “Am I creative?” - it's “Am I creating with intention or by default?”
Intentional creativity gives you freedom to experiment and play instead of striving for perfection. Escape your perfection trap by engaging in a mindful creative pursuit.
Posts and podcasts in the Free Your Inner Guru™ Creativity Channel strengthen your creative muscle and experience the freedom of full self expression.
Facing challenging conditions? You can decide it's not a good day to create. Or, you can convert the challenge to your advantage. On a recent trip, I had one afternoon to hike in the Coconino National Forest north of Sedona. It's majestic. Canyon walls and ponderosa pines reach toward the sky. … [Read more...] about Your Choice in Challenging Conditions
The year was 2004. On a hunch that can only be described as divine inspiration, I drove for two days from Toronto to Kingston, New Brunswick. I was about to attend my first workshop of any kind, led by the Canadian photography icon, Freeman Patterson. When I arrived, I was surprised to discover I … [Read more...] about Sunrise and The Inner Critic
Do you struggle to get things done because you're trying to achieve perfection? You may be spinning your wheels because you've fallen into a Perfection Trap. My first lesson in the down side of perfection was at my first workshop with Canadian landscape photographer Freeman Patterson many years … [Read more...] about How I Learned the Down Side of Perfection
I took some time this morning to catch up on some of my photography of the last several weeks. It had been a while since I played with images and I had an accumulation of portraits for an upcoming project and some street photography I had squeezed in while driving along the Toronto … [Read more...] about The Power of Creativity