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5 thoughts about creativity

The topic of creativity is near and dear to my heart. Brene Brown says that the key to wholeheartedness is creativity, and I could not agree more.  Creativity has to be tended and cared for to keep it going, which is vital especially if you depend on creativity in your career or to pay the
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Creativity, Exhaustion & Perfectionism

Last week on the way to New York, I read Shauna Niequist’s new book Present over Perfect and it was all I could do to keep from standing up and giving a standing ovation right there on the plane. It’s about abandoning the false allure and societal pressure of perfection and giving in to the
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Here & There

Stream of consciousness as we enter another week. September is in our sight line, and frankly I’m happy to bid August au revoir. I was chatting with a fellow mom friend yesterday about what a bum month August is: it’s so hot, you’re over summer, you’re ready for the kids to start school already, and you’re probably
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