#1 Injuries and Setbacks Makes One Resilient

By | 2016-10-28T22:19:22+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Definition of resilience: a person able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. Can you recall your own setback or ‘failure’? Perhaps it was a setback in health, a failure in a relationship or a physical injury. For some people it hurts emotionally and they tell themselves to never put themselves into that situation [...]

The Power to Create

By | 2016-10-28T22:19:22+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|

"Have you ever been asked to dim your light? Please get out of that room immediately." This was a phrase taken from a tedtalk I watched recently. Have someone ever asked you to dim your light? To be less of who you are? Where in the moments you were simply being, you were judged, and [...]

On Leadership

By | 2016-10-28T22:19:22+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Had a bit of a reflection time on this aspect: Leadership. How many of you have taken on a leadership position? If you have, you would know, how it is like to work with a team. Within a team, you have people coming from different backgrounds. To the person leading a team, it is of [...]

Not Creative, “Not an Artist” you say

By | 2015-12-26T02:22:56+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

So You Don't Think you are Creative? Ever heard of the comments, "I am just practical, not an artist, " "I am not an artist" or flat out "I can't do art." There are people that believe if individuals aren’t born with creativity, they will never be creative. This to me made me think of [...]

Why Hang around Creative People

By | 2015-12-26T02:22:59+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Blog|

The crowd that you hang out with influences your actions – and ultimately the way you think. So today I have to ask myself… Are you hanging out with people that inspire you? Are you hanging out with people that stretch you outside your boundaries? Are you hanging out with people that get you thinking [...]

Misconceptions on Creativity

By | 2015-12-26T02:23:02+00:00 August 11th, 2014|Blog|

How many of you when thinking about creativity, associate it with the arts? Probably a handful of people would raise their hand on this question. A couple of months ago, while planning for this art event, I came across a colleague of mine who simply told me, that he was flat-out not creative. When asked [...]

What to do if your child says “I am not an artist”

By | 2016-12-22T17:11:09+00:00 August 11th, 2014|Blog|

So a child says, “I am not an artist” What can you do to help a child who doesn’t want to make art? If you have a child or if you work with children, you will have experience a time when a child refuse to take part in an art project. What happens when your [...]