Do you give yourself rewards for the creative fire you offer the world? Yesterday, I gave myself one — the Washington National Opera’s production of Aida. Bathing in the music and virtuoso voices, I felt my heart wake up with this stark, romantic tragedy.
With my coaching clients, I sometimes feel like a broken record. “Reward yourself, reward yourself, reward yourself….” This is important for my artists and writers, and also for the visionaries who are shaping their lives with their creative fire. What is it about our habits, that we hold ourselves back from the very thing that will make us fall in love with life?
I was so grateful to Aida, because those hard working actors, designers and directors helped me reward myself for a lot of challenging writing on my second Storyweaving workbook. I got to walk my talk, another plus — part of being a coach and teacher is that I love practicing what I preach!
Want support in claiming your creative fire? Join me for a Storyweaving Intensive on November 12 at Omega Wellness in Alexandria, VA. We will take a visionary journey to clear out the clutter in your thinking and identify allies and obstacles; create a mindmap to clarify your vision and find the source of your joy; and inspire each other with insights to take into your daily life to feed your progress with the fire from your core! At the end of this workshop, your passion will be grounded in next steps rising from your unique needs and process, and you’ll feel stronger and clearer about your purpose, goals and next steps. Reward yourself!