Focus: Organising Evolution
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Focus = Permission to Work on One Single Thing

This year I'm attempting to juggle 4 blogs...for someone who hasn't blogged regularly in years, that's quite like Mission Impossible. I have no idea whether I'm going to succeed or fail - that is whether by the end of this year I'll have four blogs with each at least one post a week - but… Continue reading Focus = Permission to Work on One Single Thing

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Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (6)

Have you just discovered the Creative Routing Hack Series? Click this link to read the first post. Once you step out of your Comfort Zone and give up on the idea of having to control the process or the outcome, something amazing happens: You realise that what you've thought of as discomfort is something else… Continue reading Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (6)

NaNoWriMo 2016
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NaNoWriMo: (Inter)National Novel Writing Month 2016

I'm doing it again... 🙂 For the past weeks I've been getting emails regarding the next National Novel Writing Month in November. I held my breath - and then deleted them without even a quick peek. Today I gave in...and signed up. Yes, I do have (seemingly) more important things to do, so I did… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: (Inter)National Novel Writing Month 2016

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Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (5)

Have you just discovered the Creative Routing Hack Series? Click this link to read the first post. The analogy I used in the previous post was that of Butterfly-Me preparing to fly, which involves arranging the itinerary, gathering resources and clearing the runway. It needs uninhibited freedom and space for take-off, and requires that we… Continue reading Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (5)

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Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (4)

Have you just discovered the Creative Routing Hack Series? Click this link to read the first post. Our innately creative minds thrive on buzz -  because that's what they're for: taking in, analysing, questioning, spinning alternatives, comparing, recombining, turning ideas into actions, making things. But it's not the Creative Mind that's making all the noise.… Continue reading Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (4)

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Creative Routine Hack: How to let go of old habits – and live and work with joy (2)

In Part One: To plan or not to plan – that’s the question I ended with saying that during my Delightful Butterfly Phase I got bugger all done. Which, of course, is not true at all. In fact, I was prolific: I finished many more projects than I would have done without following my passion and my whims of the moment, and I planted plenty of seeds. So what was the cause of this warped perception?