creativity


Creativity. What is it?

Q: What is creativity?   A: The relationship between a human being and the mysteries of inspiration.  I read this quote today.  It stands alone at the front of a book called Big Magic.  Written by Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic explores our relationship with creativity.  Something I find fascinating. Back in 2007 I started writing blog posts […]

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Glamping equals creative camping

I went glamping for the first time last weekend, and loved it. Truly, madly, deeply.  As I write this post, I’m asking myself, how can I tie-in this glamping experience in to my ‘All Things Creative’ articles? Well, that’s not difficult.  Everything about my glamping experience exploded in creativity. From the sleekly curved luxury wooden glamping […]

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Creativity with colour and chakras

I went to the Mind, Body, Spirit, Wellbeing Festival in Birmingham last weekend and loved it.  And I was surrounded by creativity.  Thank you fellow Nia teacher, Vicky Rainbow, for suggesting it and also to her friend Gillian – you were lovely company. I explored and discovered so many new things that were full of […]

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Creativity with wonderful word clouds

I’ve just created this beautiful word cloud (via jasondavies.com word generator) from words that I’ve used in my blog. And yay!! The top 7 words that stand out the most are: Words, Writing, Content, Creative, Web, Nia, Freelance and….um…. Fish! Phew!  Being that I’m a freelance web content writer (who focuses on creativity with words), […]

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Ideas are like fish

“Ideas are like fish. If you want to catch little fish, you can stay in the shallow water. But if you want to catch the big fish, you’ve got to go deeper. Down deep, the fish are more powerful and more pure. They’re huge and abstract. And they’re very beautiful.”  (Quote by film-maker, David Lynch […]

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Creativity in pottery

I was given a beautiful book for Christmas – about Emma Bridgewater and her pottery. I love her creative designs and colourful patterns and the book has given me wonderful insight in to the ideas and motivation behind her beautiful and practical pottery. The world of pottery, and particularly Staffordshire pottery, is full of fascinating […]

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Keep Calm and dance through life ….

  Wise words indeed!   Nia fitness is a wonderful way to dance through life.  Nia is: – non-impact and safe for the joints – good for all ages, body types and fitness levels – gets the whole body moving – incorporates movements from nine classic movement forms including Tai Chi, Yoga, Alexander Technique, and […]

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Creative thoughts CAN make things happen

Two things on my ‘to do’ list for 2014 have already happened. And I firmly believe it’s because I’ve been thinking often enough, hard enough, and creatively enough about them since 1st Jan. The first one was treating myself to a special outfit to wear for teaching my Nia classes.  This being even more important […]

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Using creativity to meet the needs of real people

I came across this interesting post last week entitled ‘What’s the point of creativity? It talks about creativity in business, and how many businesses do in fact use creativity ‘out of a desire to improve people’s lives and transform their sense of what possibilities life itself has to offer’. And then I thought about Nia. […]

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