Creativity

What I Learned from the #100HappyDays Challenge

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Creativity, Photography | Comments Off on What I Learned from the #100HappyDays Challenge

What I Learned from the #100HappyDays Challenge

When I started the #100happydays challenge, it really had nothing to do with trying to be more happy. I’m naturally a glass-half-full type. I had been contemplating a #Project365 photography challenge, but that seemed so overwhelming. So a 100-day challenge with some direction seemed like a good place to start – and ending with a gratitude journal of photos was a nice incentive. So, here are a few things I learned. • On days with planned excursions it’s tough to choose just one photo to represent the day. • I enjoyed capturing the everyday of our family, something I plan to do...

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Shower Ideas and Morning Pages

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in Creativity, Marketing | 0 comments

Shower Ideas and Morning Pages

There’s something about water’s ability to stir creative juices. My old boss and I would often start a sentence with, “Had a shower idea this morning…” and you knew whatever came next would be out of the box. I started swimming the past few years and have found that the pool has a similar effect for me. In the middle of laps I’ll often flush out a concept or direction that had been stumping me. Just last week my cousin Leslie Weeks Ochoa posted a blog post that listed another creative tool, Morning Pages. I’d never heard of morning pages before – three pages of longhand,...

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