Kinda pissed…

A fun little image from 10 Little Rules for Your Creative Soul author Rita Long. Thanks, Rita, you made our day!

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The 5 People Closest To You!

The 5 People Closest To You!

Part of my parenting was to teach and remind my children to carefully monitor the people they associate with on a regular basis.   Why?  The five people closest to us will impact our own success and happiness in life.  Just this week, even at my age, I had to make a conscious choice to choose who would hang out in my space.  Yes, it […]

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Rule #5 – Surround Yourself Wisely.

Rule #5 – Surround Yourself Wisely.

My family called me active, and I was always wanting to do something different than most of the other kids.  Not out of judgement, but out of curiosity.  Still to this day, I am curious about learning new things yet have such a strong sense of what  I like and want in my life.   There’s a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning […]

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Why do I make this so haaarrrrd???

Why do I make this so haaarrrrd???

Pardon me for whinging but seriously….why do I make things so hard? When faced with a decision, it’s as if there is only ONE right answer, and disaster lies behind the wrong choice. Hardly. Life is a brilliant stream of non-stop decisions, every hour of every day. Certainly some deserve more debate than others. What I’m having for dinner doesn’t demand as much thought as […]

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Whispers and Creativity

Whispers and Creativity

It was a long, long time ago.  I still remember it as sharply as a sunny summer day.  The advice was heartfelt and genuine and I bought it without question.  It took me decades to discover that although delivered “in my best interest,”  it was not the truth for me.  And now, in retrospect, the only thing that matters is that I did not know […]

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Coffee & Creativity

Coffee & Creativity

Picture me carrying my coffee, walking into my studio and painting on this cold, sunny March day in Michigan.  Just that customary practice of taking my coffee into my sanctuary starts to stir things up inside me.  Good things.  Creative things.  I only drink one cup of coffee a day, so it’s not the caffeine. But it got me to thinking about how rituals and clarity […]

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10 Little Rules for Your Creative Soul … an update!

10 Little Rules for Your Creative Soul … an update!

If you haven’t gotten your copy of 10 Little Rules for Your Creative Soul by Rita Long stop waiting . Rita’s book is the perfect follow-up to 10 Little Rules for Your Blissy Life, and designed to help uncover your hidden creative sparks and fan them into infernos of creative bliss! With plenty of yummy giggles, rich insights and life experiences, Rita takes you on a journey […]

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10LRs for Your Creative Soul…coming soon!

10LRs for Your Creative Soul…coming soon!

We are really excited to be putting the finishing touches on “10 Little Rules for Your Creative Soul” by Rita Long with Carol Pearson. It’s a perfect follow-up to “10 Little Rules for Your Blissy Life.” Rita and Carol aim to help uncover your hidden creative sparks and fan them into infernos of creative bliss! This is our top running for the cover image; vote […]

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