Category Archives: Creativity

Personal Legend: Life Lessons from Dancing (Encore)*

“A Personal Legend is the reason you are here…You can fill your hours and days with things that are meaningless. But you know you have a reason to be here….It is the only thing that gives you enthusiasm….”~Paulo Coelho These … Continue reading

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Why Be Vulnerable?

Vulnerability.  Ah, yes.  Our old friend. Vulnerability: the state of being exposed to possible attack or damage, physically or emotionally.  Why we would choose to be so assailable? Brené Brown reminds us why. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity … Continue reading

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Embracing The Unfamiliar: Life Lessons From Dancing

“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”~André Gide So, we hinge over from our waists, turning on one deeply bent leg, and spiral our torsos fully around as … Continue reading

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How Dancing Saved My Life

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Sounds dramatic, right?  Yet, I realized once again last week that the seeming hyperbole is actually spot on in so many ways. I had been sitting alone in my kitchen, crying.  Feeling powerless to help…

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How To Refresh Your Soul

After an exceptionally busy time creating and performing over the past nine months, along with some volunteer projects, I’ve come to a break.  Now the real challenge begins! I.e. time to pause, look inward and, ideally, figure out next steps. … Continue reading

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An Invitation For Playfulness: Santa Hat Chronicles

The night clerk stocking shelves calls over to me with a big grin on his face, “Hey, Santa, I’ve been really good this year!”  He proceeds to joke with me about how he hopes I’ll be  rewarding his behavior at … Continue reading

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When Time Falls Away: Ah, Transcendence!

  I had not planned to go to the studio today. Then the morning fell apart in a cascade of cancelled plans after a long drive and a return through multiple construction delays.  Very minor irritations, I know.  Still leaving … Continue reading

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