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What if you didn’t judge…

What if you didn’t judge where you are on your journey right now? One of my mentors asked this question in a group coaching call last week and it made me pause, go hmmm, where am I judging myself for where I am right now? As creative business owners and artists, judgment is an old…

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Feeling buried under the weight of unfinished projects?

If you are a creative business owner and chaser of bright, shiny ideas like I am, you might have lots of unfinished projects around your home and in your business. You probably have stacks of books you say you are going to read and boxes of art supplies, craft kits and folders full of diy…

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Discovery: Stage 3 of Building Your Creative Business

In a year like 2020, you may be feeling like your January plans are so far in your rearview mirror you’ve completely lost sight of them. You might be finding it challenging to think about business, marketing and promoting yourself at all right now.  Between the pandemic, protests and politics, you might be finding it…

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7 Stages of Creative Business Success – Stage 1

Where are you on your journey to creative business success right now? This year has been a doozy so far and it isn’t over.  I am seeing people switch gears in their business and have success. I am seeing others struggle to keep their doors open or those who are choosing to take a break…

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Mixed Feelings and Stories about the Pentagram

When I think of the symbol of the pentagram, I think of movies or books where this symbol is used in rituals for magic, some for good and other times for evil. As I began to explore the meaning of the pentagram for my 100 day project, I realized I had some mixed feelings about…

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Meaning of the Lotus Flower

The Lotus flower has held powerfully positive meanings throughout history. Read more to understand its deep significance and how you can connect to that meaning more fully. Get a Free Lotus Coloring Page Lotus and its Symbolism What is so mysterious and magical about the lotus flower?  Is it the beauty of the flower itself…

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The Unity Tile Project and the Symbol of Fire

Day 8 of 100 Days of Symbolism: Fire “You are the holder of the light,” said my friend Tina during an intuitive reading she did for me where my soul gifts were to be revealed. “What does that mean,” I asked. I honestly don’t remember the answer now, that was close to a decade ago.…

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Exploring Circles: Day 4 of 100 days of symbols

As I walked around my neighborhood after a recent rain, I found myself amazed and intrigued by the water droplets sitting on leaves and petals, perfectly round and acting like tiny magnifying glasses for the textures and patterns beneath the lens of water. Then this morning as I sat down at my art table to…

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Symbolism and Meaning of Roses

Roses are red, and pink and yellow and lavender and more, oh my! The abundance of colors, shapes and sizes of roses in my neighborhood is astounding and delightful right now. On a recent walk I started noticing the roses and then I started looking for them. Below you will find a variety of photos…

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Day 3: Meaning and Significance of the OM symbol

The Om or Aum symbol is one of the most well-known symbols and sounds around the world. It comes to my blog and artful play today courtesy of my dear friend Rodolfo in Costa Rica who suggested it on my Instagram feed when I asked for ideas of symbols to include in my 100 day…

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