Category Archives: My Philosophy

My Philosophy on Creativity states: everyone is creative & you can do anything (if you try). Also thoughts on documenting life, creating and writing.

Exercises that will silence the Inner Critic and nurture your Creativity

Hello to the first of March 2014. Nice to meat you! This month let’s March on, in spite of the IC! To me it seams that February went by like a lightning bolt. Swoosh! I need to get my planner … Continue reading

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Welcome 2014 | Time for Creativity

You do not know what will come out on the page, until you sit down and put your tools to work… iHanna Is your pencils sharpened? Your notebooks ready and your journal open for business? You do not need to … Continue reading

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Staying Honest as a Blogger when Sponsored with Free Stuff

I while back I, as the owner of this blog, was offered free fabric from a online fabric store. The deal was to create anything I wanted with the fabric they sent (and I could pick the patterns I liked … Continue reading

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Why a Whole Day of Silence is Bliss

I think spending time on my own is awesome, and a whole day of silence is bliss to me. When I read the article 23 Signs You’re Secretly an Introvert (even though it’s not a secret that I am a … Continue reading

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Meet the Inner Critic

THE INNER CRITIC My inner critic is a she-voice in my head, telling me that I (of all people!) can’t create what I want to create! She encourages me to be lazy and helps me think bad thoughts about myself, … Continue reading

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The creative process is a crooked road

Index Card, July 1 2011. In this post, a few of my index cards, from July 1st to July 10th. I thought you’d like to see them. I hoped that was the case. In any case, I like to share … Continue reading

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Authenticity in a messy life

I’ve been thinking about authenticity lately. Authenticity as in what is going on in my real life versus what I show on this blog (right now everything is a mess). How truthful to what is really going on in your … Continue reading

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Set a Quantitative Goal

Set smart goals I learned from Lisa Sonora Beam’s great book The Creative Entrepreneur that all goals should be SMART. Smart stands for: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound! It does sound smart, doesn’t it? But to be honest with … Continue reading

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Your Constantly Creative Brain

You have a Constantly Creative Brain! I believe everyone is born creative. Maybe you?ve lost a bit of it as you?ve grown up yeah sure, and maybe you need an inspiration infusion every now and then (that is what I’m … Continue reading

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Designing a Perfect Life

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes I guess one of the reasons I usually fall in love with this short time between the new and the old … Continue reading

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