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Do You Have a Dream?

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I love ‘watching’ how Michael Topic’s mind works …. brilliant and always inspiring.

Creative Ideas for Starving Artists

I read a very interesting article here, this morning: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/07/25-4.

While it was specifically about dreams related to changing the world, I think it makes a valid point about all dreams, especially dreams about future artistic creations or art in the service of changing the world.  The point that struck me was how we’ve become reluctant to articulate our dreams, as if we should be ashamed and embarrassed about them.  We’ve bowed to the criticism that our dreams are facile and unrealistic.  Well of course they’re unrealistic.  They’re imaginings about a reality different to the current reality.  Our dreams are about a reality we want to bring into existence.  Saying that dreams are unrealistic, as if that is a bad thing is to miss the point entirely.  Reality sucks.  Our dreams are of a better reality.  The more unrealistic, the better, in my opinion.

Unrealistic doesn’t mean unachievable.  It…

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About Janet

Artist/writer with a tall ship and mystical twist, Certified Professional Life Coach (ICA), Master Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coach (KMCC), empowerment workshop leader and creativity group facilitator trainer. Outdoor enthusiast and Tall Ship sailor. Healed from breast cancer using her own tools of play, lightness, creativity, nature, thinking differently and visualization to speed the healing, and ever ever so grateful for all the wondrous people she is surrounded by.

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