004: Feed Your Creative Hunger, Melissa Dinwiddie

“A women in love with her life is absolutely irresistible.” ~Melissa Dinwiddie

Melissa Dinwiddie and I talk about changing the world by feeding your creative hunger! How to get unstuck, discover your true passion, get out of the comparison trap and there’s a SONG!

Melissa’s Website: https://melissadinwiddie.com/

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Creative Live

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Chicago Women’s Creative Collective

Michele Theberge

The Enneagram

Marianne Williamson quote I reference

Melissa’s Advice

Free Gifts from Melissa!

Get The Imperfectionist Manifesto and Keys to Creative Flow Poster here.

A Challenge for You

Write a poem a day. Make a painting a day. Record an audio track every day. Whatever it is you make, make one every day.

What happens if you can’t come up with one one day?

“Lower your standards.”

This is a quote attributed to William Stafford.

WHY? 

“A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as he is someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them… It is like fishing,” he says, and he must be receptive and “willing to fail. If I am to keep writing, I cannot bother to insist on high standards…. I am following a process that leads so wildly and originally into new territory that no judgment can at the moment be made about values, significance, and so on…. I am headlong to discover.”

Learn more about Self-Compassion

Kristin Neff – Watch her TEDx Talk “The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion” here!

Mel_033-cropped-500x641“Feeding your creative hungers is one of the fastest routes to happiness & self-fulfillment. Not only will you feel more alive, it’s how you will CHANGE THE WORLD!” ~Melissa Dinwiddie

 

Resources to help you make more time to pursue your creative passions

From Melissa: Erase the Chaos Toolkit — ebook and companion workbook, to help you hone in on the specific causes of YOUR time-crunch chaos, and give you the tools you need to clear your plate and make space for creative joy.

From Andrea: How to Start — e-course designed to help you take those first few bold steps on your creative path no matter what!

Melissa Dinwiddie is an artist, writer, performer, and creativity instigator, on a mission to transforms creative women into Creative World-Changers. Through her writings, products and programs, Melissa empowers you to hurdle past fear, self-doubt and perfectionist paralysis to create your art and share your work, because that is how you will change the world! www.LiveCreativeNow.com


This episode was mixed by Edwin R. Ruiz of Mondo Machine.
The Creative Impostor theme music was created by JoVia Armstrong.

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