This month's featured topic in The Edge (a magazine on holistic living) is all about creativity and intuition. This is a topic I've been paying a lot of attention to over the past few years. I've struggled plenty with all forms of creative block, from writing to painting to how to set up my personal space. These were all things I truly wanted to do, but I couldn't figure out how to in a way that inspired and made me happy, instead of just feeling like chores.
These weren't new struggles. They were themes I'd carried with me since childhood. So, why was it that creative action I was drawn to perform often felt like pulling teeth once I tried to set things in motion? What was the
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Melissa Harris, author of the new 99 Keys to a Creative Life.
I hope this writing finds you in a state of peace and wanting for nothing. However, if there are areas of your life that you may feel are lacking, or where you may want to create change, consider employing imagery to help you move forward.
Being a painter, I’m naturally most inclined to experience the world visually. The thought of a brand new tube of paint or an empty canvas makes my heart beat faster! Color makes me happy, and my preference toward various colors changes. Have you noticed that you are attracted to a particular color for awhile and then you want a different
As I write this, Apple Inc. (formerly Apple Computer) is about to announce new products. Today they are a focal point of the technology world. But it has not always been so.
About 15 years ago I had left my job. The new job I was promised before I moved across the country fell through. I spent time living off the kindness of friends and eventually had to move back in with my parents.
I was out of money.
At that time the price of Apple stock had fallen, as I recall, to about $12 per share. I was urging everyone I knew (and who had money) to buy Apple stock. The reason for my urging was that I believed only two things could happen. First, the stock would go up in value, in which