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How Did I Book a TEDx Talk?

Stepping into Your Story I am giving a TEDx talk on November 16th at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD) about creativity and its transformational powers.  I am not going to tell you here about the contents of the talk, but how it came about. What’s a TEDx? When I tell someone I…

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Storytellers are Emotional Athletes

Emotional Athletes, Storytellers,

Athletes need a support team. Being a storyteller Al Pacino said that actors become emotional athletes. I would extend his description to all storytellers, whether writers, film makers, musicians, theatre directors or actors. He describes this as a painful process that caused his personal life to suffer. But does that have to be the case?…

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How Mindfulness Boosts Creativity

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”  So said Albert Einstein, one of history’s most creative thinkers who also seemed to really enjoy his explorations and discoveries.  But sometimes when I’m trying to figure out a problem or staring at an empty page wondering what to write I don’t feel like it is a lot of fun.…

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The Abundance of Autumn

“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;” John Keats I love this time of year, the bright fire of nature burning on every tree and bush, the leaves rustling underfoot and the crunch of seed shells cracking on the forest floor.  My children love it too, jumping in piles of…

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