DISTRACTION, what do you know about it?
Recently I was caught up in it so much I even considered moving home!
I’ve been nursing sick family members, one of them told me things I didn’t want to hear about, Christmas is coming, and my own journey of healing is taking me into some of the darker recesses of my psyche.
All good enough reasons on their own to practice a bit of “not here-ness”. But there is something more pressing, more...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Jan 18, 2012 in Breathing Life into Creative Ideas
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I am delighted to be kicking off the New Year with this very interesting and hugely inspiring guest post from Flo Snook. Her ideas and suggestion are a great way to kick start our creativity in 2012. I recommend a visit to her Facebook page as well to her website where you can see the beautiful creations and learn more about her creative journey.
You may have noticed an interesting story in the media at the end of 2011 about scientists finding evidence...
I have heard this so many times I’ve lost count.
” I’m not creative.”
Not true, not true, not true.
We are all creative it’s just that things have happened to us to make us believe differently. Somewhere along the line we lost touch with the fact that we are all inherently creative, all the time in every aspect of our lives, from what we get up and put on in the morning to how we arrange our living room furniture.
Oh boy can I make things difficult for myself or what?!
Having managed to Put Paint to Paper I very quickly took off in another unhelpful direction. I have this ability (disability actually) to turn almost anything into a “have to, must do, should do”. This means that instead of enjoying things I create a whole story around them which means I can’t just enjoy the process any more because it’s turned into a chore.
In Montenegro I saw these...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Oct 28, 2011 in Breathing Life into Creative Ideas
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Mairi has very kindly invited me to write a guest blog for her today on the process of breathing life into my creative ideas and how I managed to go from initial creative inspiration to actually publishing a novel on Amazon.
The Creative Journey
“Everyone has a book in them” or so the saying goes. Well, I am sure this is true – have you seen how many books are for sale on just amazon alone? Joking aside though, whilst many may have a...