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La gratitud es algo que tu cultivas “No me siento muy agradecido hoy,” dijo este amigo. A veces es difΓ­cil “sentir” gratitud, entiendo completamente. Pero, a pesar de que todos quisieramos “sentirnos” agradecidos, olvidamos “ser” agradecidos primero. Esto me recuerda una cita de Gretchen Rubin, en dos de sus librosContinue Reading

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The last step in the creative habit trifecta is the rewards. The way to finally cement a new habit and make it part of your daily routine is by setting up your creative rewards. In this mini-post I want you to pause for a moment and reflect on the waysContinue Reading

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How can you be in creative flow on a daily basis? At some point in your life, I know you have felt the magic of creative flow. You’ve been completely immersed in your activity, not knowing exactly what were the triggers for your creative flow. You can recreate the conditionsContinue Reading

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Gratitude Is Something You Cultivate “I’m not feeling very grateful today,” said this friend of mine. Sometimes is hard to “feel” gratitude, I completely understand. But while we all would like to “feel” grateful, we forget to “be” grateful in the first place. I’m reminded of a Gretchen Rubin’s quote,Continue Reading

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The 9.5 things I like and the 1 thing I hate! Here’s the deal, there’re more than 9.5 things I like about creativity, but I wanted to challenge myself to pick only 9 and a half. Let’s see what comes out of this little exercise. One day I was sittingContinue Reading

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2020 is here and your creative self has come to party! The hard truth is, 2019 could have been a lot better. Or to be more accurate, you could have been a lot better. Many things got in the way of your most creative self. I feel ya. The “problem”Continue Reading

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Workdays can drag on in passive lethargy or pass by swiftly in action and flow. And to fuel your workflow there’s nothing like harnessing the power of a personal passion. A personal passion can be work itself, but more often than not, as employees, we feel lacking. Work, on itsContinue Reading

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Ugh! to be in a job environment that’s uninspiring, draining, bland and meh… Not all of us are (or will ever be) lucky enough to work in a place that’s open to creativity, supportive of curiosity and willing to provide opportunities that push us to the limit and offer spaceContinue Reading

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Striking the right balance between working on your personal growth and connecting through collaboration with others is the conundrum of the freelance creative. The wave of co-working spaces, crowd-sourcing projects, and crowdfunding ideas is ultimately pulling us toward community, social interaction, outside spaces away from our own, other people awayContinue Reading