Posted in the ‘life coaching’ Category

Think Creativity Should Be Easy?

By • Jun 12th, 2015 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Poetry, Writing Ideas

There is a growing awareness that creativity is a capacity that everyone has, though they may not understand what is involved in accessing it. One of the main things that gets in the way of people embracing their creative gifts is a belief that creativity should be easy; that it should just flow out. They […]



Creative Play

By • Jun 14th, 2014 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Poetry, Writing Ideas

Lately I’ve been writing at least one haiku poem a day – the Japanese form of three lines of 5/7/5 syllables. I’ve been doing it first thing and then posting it on Twitter, not waiting to revise or get it exactly right. I’ve just been playing with putting it out there and having fun. With […]



Inviting Inspiration

By • Mar 18th, 2014 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Poetry, Writing Ideas

I often invite inspiration by asking my creative spirit or muse for help. Whenever I teach a class or get ready to write my monthly newsletter I always ask in advance, What’s the theme for this one? or What do I need to know for this?. I say it silently to myself, directing the question […]



Waiting for Inspiration

By • Mar 5th, 2014 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Writing Ideas

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. – Jack London Recently a new writing coaching client emailed me to say, “I haven’t been writing. I just don’t feel inspired.” I immediately shot a message back explaining that “You can”t wait for inspiration. If you get nothing else out […]



Create, Create, Create

By • Jan 9th, 2014 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Writing Ideas

When I asked my inner knowing and wisdom for guidance on moving forward in the new year all she keeps saying to me was create, create, create. I got the image of confetti being thrown into the air in celebration of the creative potential of us all. I got it’s time to leave behind the […]



Are You Feeling Resistance to Expressing Your Creativity?

By • Dec 7th, 2013 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Writing Ideas

Recently I got a note from one of my writing students saying that she was really enjoying writing when she managed to find the time. The three top reasons that people give for not being able to fully show up, move forward or change some area of their life are, “I don’t have enough time, […]



The Magic of Active Imagination

By • Nov 19th, 2013 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Nature, Writing Ideas

Nature is an incomparable guide if you know how to follow her. She is like the needle of the compass pointing to the North, which is most useful . . . when you know how to navigate. – Carl Jung I recently read an article that cited CarlJung explaining the power of using our active […]



Nature and Creativity

By • Nov 1st, 2013 • Category: Creativity Coaching, life coaching, Nature

When I received the inspiration for the name of my business Creativity Goes Wild I was on a modern day vision quest with Bill Plotkin in an extraordinary canyon in southern Utah that allowed me to really open to the flow of new ideas. Along with the name, I also got that the essence of […]



Art of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

By • Oct 8th, 2013 • Category: Creativity Coaching, EFT, life coaching

Since Gary Craig developed EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) in the late 1990s and trained a number of EFT Masters, the work has really blossomed. In the spirit of Craig’s motto “try it on everything” the various Masters applied the technique to a wide range of specialties from pain relief to phobias to stress reduction to […]



The Power of Dolphin Breathing

By • Sep 26th, 2013 • Category: Creativity Coaching, Ireland, life coaching, Nature

I spent time with a wild Bottlenose Dolphin who frequented the harbor of a small village in the West of Ireland. She would sometimes come close to the concrete steps that lead from the pier straight down into the sea. On days when the splash of the swell coming in from the Atlantic wasn’t too […]