Kind & Creative #4

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A smorgasbord of links, resources, and tools to boost your self-kindness and creativity.

On the web:

"You say you want X thing. You think about it and talk about it all the time. That’s great; sharing your dreams and your goals, regardless of whether they’re big or small, helps keep you excited and accountable.But while you’re thinking about it and while you’re talking about it, what are you actually doing about it?" -- from The First Step For Anything is This: Show UpWe all have (conscious or unconscious) rules for life, but there's a time and a place to throw them out of the window.Feeling like you don't have time for self-care? This list will help.A simple reflection and practice to ponder this weekend.Fabulous artist Diana Willard interviewed me about my journey and advice for creative entrepreneurs. Check it out here.Do you sometimes fall into a scarcity-based mindset? Get Rich Slowly has a quick-to-read-but-packed-with-useful-suggestions series called Our Brains on Scarcity: The Trap of Not Having Enough and Breaking Out of the Trap.How to Establish a Creative Practice You'll Stick to contains useful tips and advice whether you're an artist, writer, musician, or any other kind of creative.

Watching

The En*theos Academy (otherwise known as "The Netflix for optimal living") is a treasure trove of wisdom, enlightenment and tools for personal growth. You can check out my class with them on how to practice self-kindness here.Embrace the Near Win -- a TED talk about the difference between mastery and success, and how "almost" pushes us further towards our goal.

Currently Reading

Unfurl by Meghan Genge, a beautiful story of the heroine's journey.

Can't get enough of...

Yoga DownloadI've been using Yoga Download for about 18 months and love it. It's perfect for travelling and offers online yoga classes of varying lengths and styles. Having tried Krav Maga for the first time this week, the Body SOS Maintenance class by Celeste Pereira was exactly what I needed afterwards!Have a lovely weekend! :)