https://youtu.be/42LKeaXNQ_I I love helping people move in the direction of their dreams. Yet the people who gain the most from coaching recognize their transformation is in their hands. I'm just a guide. Get the most out of every creativity coaching session by following these helpful tips! Schedule time before the meeting to prepare yourself mentally. … Continue reading How to Complete Each Coaching Meeting Feeling Satisfied
The verse of thirteenth-century poet-sage Jalal-ud-Din Rumi inspired this month's Creativity Rx newsletter. Rumi wrote out of devotion to the divine*, yet his words feel universal, especially in the following poem. (If the idea of a masculine deity offends you, replace the word with a feminine or gender-neutral form. If the idea of the divine … Continue reading The Whole World Appears Like a Paradise to One Who is Reverent
In just three creativity coaching sessions, Hadley experienced “monumental transformation” in her young business. "Working with Rebekah has been just the magic I needed to start seeing my business thrive."
I find that cultivating a sense of wonder and awe boosts my creativity.
"She helped me all around creatively."
nn started writing her first novel in 2020. She was excited about the story idea and the characters. Yet she soon found the demands of her career, graduate school program, and personal life didn’t leave much room for writing.
"It's been night and day, to be honest... I came to Rebekah with a desire to instill more confidence in my songwriting abilities, and to create a structure in the way that I work in order to create more output."
CREATIVITY TIP Two years ago, I took a job in charge of Communications & Development for a local nonprofit. I was eager to use my writing and design skills to make a difference in the community, but things did not turn out as I expected. I quickly discovered that my colleagues in upper management had … Continue reading A Personal story about self-doubt & the importance of your art
WRITING TIP Facing the blank page is an act of vulnerability. In my case, it’s a feeling of vulnerability that I rather enjoy (unlike all the other experiences of vulnerability in my life). If you want to push yourself beyond where you thought you could go with your writing, you need to explore this feeling … Continue reading Are you willing to be vulnerable enough to face the blank page?
CREATIVITY TIP If there is a way to make creativity less risky, I haven’t figured out what that is. Whether you paint, write a poem, or perform, you will be taking a risk. Try to consider everything you may need to succeed in your endeavor. Rehearsal time? A series of new ingredients for a recipe? New … Continue reading Don’t Let Fear Stop You From Bringing Your Vision Into the World!