We can choose to take our chance, to speak up, and to contribute.
— Seth Godin, The Practice
If you're asking yourself, what have I always wanted to do, but haven’t, you’re not alone. All of us dream of that one thing we’re called to do… Someday.
But last year taught us we can’t always count on “someday,” and there’s never been a better time to accelerate your drive to fulfill your creative destiny.
Why now? Because the creative mind thrives on unrest.
Creativity often emerges during the darkest times.
Authors like CS Lewis, Hemingway, and J. K. Rowling have said some of their best work was born in the midst of struggles. The chaotic brain becomes more alive in its deep-rooted battle to find a new way, to solve the problem, and to survive.
Once you feel the creative yearning it’s already in motion. It becomes part of your DNA. You can shove it...
Since I began Periscope, I have shared “I love helping people wake up their creative lives.”
I want to share with you what that means to me, and what my goal is in what it means to you.
Sally Latimer came to me in the depths of despair 3 years ago. She’d just lost her son and was stuck in the mire of grief that some of you can relate to. I could. And it broke my heart.
I took her through my grief recovery program, and I began to see a spark of something that was rising up inside of her.
Not only was she learning to live with the death of her son, but, in the process she began to wake up to things that would soothe her. She talked with other parents who were struggling, joined a group program, reconnected with her love of animal rescue. Her heart came alive again.
She began a cosmetic business, then found joy in waking up to doing something she loved and something that made other women feel good about themselves. And then she uncovered her desire to tell her...