Image: Young woman sitting under a tree by a waterfall, with lots of light streaming down - Text: leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition - Alan Alda
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Leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition

I love this quote by Alan Alda, because indeed it takes courage to open up to new experiences instead of insisting on repeating the old ways, and discovering ourself is one of the most beautiful experiences in the world. But I don't agree with "only by hard work."

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Image: Mouse trap loaded with a piece of cheese. Text: Stop springing the "success or failure" trap!
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Thriving instead of striving

The fear of past failures repeating themselves keeps us hooked to the success-or-failure scenario. Letting go of judgment and embracing both leads to thriving instead of striving.

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Featured: Melissa Dinwiddie – The Creative Sandbox Way

(Re-posted from my website World of Magnifica) The past few weeks, I've colored some images designed by other artists - I just couldn't resist. 🙂 What amazed me, though, was that colouring their designs "felt" very different from colouring my own. I had never realized how much we are affected by other people's creative energies! This is… Continue reading Featured: Melissa Dinwiddie – The Creative Sandbox Way

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Don’t fight, don’t resist, don’t struggle – bury the old and Go Create instead

Excerpt from Walking into this new day. in the Huffington Post, by Patti Digh Author of “Life is a Verb,” founder of Life is a Verb Camp, and blogger at 37days.com Be generous with your energy to create a world that is fair and equitable and just for all. Don’t spend your energy pushing against… Continue reading Don’t fight, don’t resist, don’t struggle – bury the old and Go Create instead

Brimstone butterfly. Image by Gadini via pixabay
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Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (1)

How much time do you spend on making plans and decisions? And how many of those do you actually carry through to completion? On time? Really? And how often do you beat yourself up along the lines of "I should have", "I could have" or "why didn't I"? Part One: To plan or not to plan - that's the question

word art: embrace imperfection
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Embracing Imperfection (1)

I just finished writing (on my other blog) a rather long post Embracing Imperfection - Getting stressed or getting things done? about my Small Product Lab experience. So for today I just want to give a short update: All went well, eventually, and on time - except for the fact that only now, more than… Continue reading Embracing Imperfection (1)