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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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Word of the week: proprioceptors

Do you have good proprioception?   This is the word that came up today from Dictionary.com.  And I got quite excited! I knew this word from my recent Nia fitness Green Belt training.  In Nia we talk about ‘listening’ to the body.  And it’s the proprioceptors – within the sensory nerve endings – that help to […]

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Doing things ‘for the love of it’

Since going freelance nine years ago and spending long chunks of time in isolation sitting in front of a screen  being a Web Content Writer, I have battled with the question ‘am I doing this for the love of it?’ Yes, writing web content is a skill I can offer and a skill that fits in […]

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Word of the week – JUGGLING

My job is all about ‘words’ and making ‘words’ work in my role as Web Content Writer. This week’s Word of the Week is ……. JUGGLING I suddenly realised this week how important the word juggling is to me. I spend most of my days juggling.  Not in the physical sense of juggling balls, plates or sticks […]

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Spring has sprung for www.sarah-gibbs.co.uk

Ok, it’s finally here, my newlook website!  Even better, it’s part and parcel of this Blog, All Things Creative. What a journey it’s been since taking the plunge to go freelance way back in 2006. Was it a good decision to leave my rewarding and reasonably ‘safe’ job in the tourism division of Brighton & Hove […]

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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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Time…..

I’ve been thinking about ‘time’ a lot as yet another year draws to an end. According to Psychology Professor, Ronald E Riggio ‘routine makes time go faster, and unique and memorable events slow down time’.  And so, if we want to ‘slow down’ time and make our Christmasses (or every day) last longer, we need to […]

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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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