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Creative Calisthenics 3 – Write Something!

I don't know about you, but I loooove getting mail. Not junk mail, the real stuff! A card, or package from a friend is enough to brighten my week. I read an article in this month's issue of WIRED talking about how with all of our reliance on immediate forms of communication (text, IM, phonecall, FaceTime, Skype) we've become accustomed to firing back immediate (and sometimes emotionally charged) answers to those we're talking to. And that's not necessarily a good thing. Let's take a step back today, and write some dang letters. Write to someone you think may need it, someone...

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Creative Calisthenics 2

Hello lovelies! It's time to flex those creative muscles once again with another installment of Creative Calisthenics! If you'd like an extended explanation, feel free to head over to our first CC post. In short, one of the goals of this blog is to inspire folks to take part in a little creativity every day, especially those of you who have the distinct privilege of working in cube farms. Think back to the past week - when was the last time you did something truly creative? And no, taking a Buzzfeed quiz doesn't count. I'd like to hope you could...

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Creative Calisthenics

Whether you actively pursue a creative career or pride yourself on your business acumen, the fact is that everyone benefits from doing something creative on a daily basis. Accessing/practicing your creative mode is like doing mental pushups. Unfortunately, an overwhelming number of adults (and surprisingly, children) take part in little to no creativity in their day to day routines for a huge number of unimportant reasons. This needs to change. But, whether you're a seasoned artist or a novice, inspiration can often be hard to come by. A large blank page can be insanely intimidating. So, I'm on a mission to help...

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