Why You Must Have Beginner’s Mind in Life and Art

I've been thinking a lot lately about the concept of beginner's mind, and its importance in life and art.  It can be frustrating, especially as an adult, to learn a new skill or change patterns of behaviour that have become second nature.I'm teaching myself to weave right now and as soon as things take a wrong turn, which they invariably do, I hear the negative self-talk starting. …

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10 No Fail Ways to Boost Your Creativity When You Are Stuck

When you need a little something to help kickstart a creative project, or a touch of motivation to keep you going when you've lost your mojo,  here are 10 no-fail strategies to boost your creativity when you aren't feeling it.1.  Go for a walkWalking can be wonderful to cure what ails you.  Depending what you need, it can be therapeutic with the slow, steady rhythm of putting…

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