Live Creative Now! with Melissa Dinwiddie: Happiness | Creativity | Productivity | Practical Inspiration | Lifestyle Design for
By Melissa Dinwiddie - Happiness Catalyst, Creativity Instigator, Artist, Performer
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Are you ready to live a full-color life? For NON-artists, artists, and everyone in between, Live Creative Now podcast provides practical tips and inspiration on creativity and creative productivity, because feeding your creative hungers is one of the fastest ways to happiness, joy, and self-fulfillment. Not only will you feel more alive, it s how you will CHANGE THE WORLD! If you have a hunger to create, the goal of this podcast is to get you past fear, self-doubt and distractions to do exactly what the title says: Live Creative Now! No waiting. No excuses. No somedays. Host Melissa Dinwiddie is a Happiness Catalyst and Creativity Instigator, known for changing people into Creative World-Changers by empowering them to hurdle past fear, self-doubt, resistance and distractions, to get on with their creative work. A passion pluralite / Renaissance soul / multipassionate herself (visual artist, performer, writer, musician), Melissa answers audience questions, shares tools from her own toolbox, and periodically interviews other creatives about their own full-color creative lives. Leave your own question about creativity, productivity, juggling multiple interests or creative lifestyle design in a review here in iTunes, and you may just hear Melissas answer in an upcoming episode. (Be sure to include your Twitter handle so we can let you know if your question goes live!)
||CleanLCN 097: Confessions of a Seasonal Slacker||Am I a slacker because I have not written a book this quarter? Play Episode||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 096: Alessandra Wall Doesn’t Like the Title “Life Coach”||Psychologist and Life Coach Alessandra Wall doesnt like the title Life Coach. We discussed this, what it means to life a full-color life, and more on the podcast.Play Episode||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 095: Done is Better Than Perfect: A Case Study||Done is better than perfect - heres a case study from my own life!Play Episode||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 094: How to Keep Making Your Art in Times of Great Stress||Making your art helps give you the will to go on when times are rough. Now is not the time to deny yourself your art; now is the time to give yourself MORE Creative Sandbox time, not less!Play Episode||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 093: Live from Life is a Verb||Live recording of my talk Patti Dighs Life is a Verb Camp, called So You Wanna Change the World? Go Get Creating!Play Episode||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 092: The Messy Truth Behind the Highlight Reel||Play Episode||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 091: How Lynelle Danced with Gremlins to Publish a Children’s Book||A conversation with childrens book author and Creative Sandbox member, Lynelle Eck, about how she overcame the gremlins to publish her book.Play Episode||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 090: Jessica’s Journey from “Gaahh!” to Video Queen||A creative courage case study: a conversation with Creative Sandbox member Jessica Sanders.Play Episode||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 089: The Thing Nobody Tells You (and No, the Problem Isn’t You)||Play Episode||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 088: Is This Big Misconception Keeping You Stuck?||Is this big misconception keeping you stuck? The solution is tiny. Play Episode||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 087: Peach Trees Don’t Feel Guilty||I stumbled upon a metaphor about the creative process the other day, that really helped me during this weird, post-book-launch phase Im in.Play Episode||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 086: A Conversation with Finnish Artist & Art Educator Paivi Eerola||A conversation with Finnish artist and art educator, Paivi EerolaPlay Episode||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 085: Are You Reneging on Your Gifts?||What did your parents model to you about creative bliss? What will you model for others?Play Episode||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 084: What You Need to Hear AFTER the Big Project||Play Episode||11/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 083: Book Launch: The Creative Sandbox Way is HERE!||The Creative Sandbox Way is finally here! What does that look like behind the scenes? I part the curtains for you to see.Play Episode||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 082: So You Wanna Change the World? Go Get Creating!||On Friday, November 4th, I delivered a fifteen-minute TED-style talk at Patti Dighs Life is a Verb Camp. I thought you might like to hear it, so I recorded it for the podcast.Play Episode||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 081: The 50th Birthday Episode!||Why I decided NOT to try to get 6-pack abs for my birthday. And what I decided to do instead. Play Episode||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 080: The Lie of “I’m Not Creative”: Another Excerpt from The Creative Sandbox Way||Another excerpt from my forthcoming book, The Creative Sandbox Way: Your Path to a Full-Color Life, publishing November 15th!Play Episode||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 079: An Excerpt from The Creative Sandbox Way||An excerpt from my forthcoming book, The Creative Sandbox Way, publishing November 15th!Play Episode||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLCN 078: Reflections on the Worst Week Ever & Shedding the Shadow Artist||It was the worst week ever. Or was it..? When deal-breakers turn into gifts. And shadow artists. (There is some organizing principle to all of it, I swear.)Play Episode||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Learn to Embrace your Creativity
Melissa's enthusiasm and hands down practical advice blow me away. She shares her personal stories in such relatable ways that you imagine she's a wonderful, creative next door neighbor who you meet for coffee once a week and she shares her warm, joyful and wise ways. If you feel stuck creatively... if you think you are the only one out there who won't get to live a creative life... you are not alone. There is nothing wrong with you. You just need a little reminder that you aren't alone... that you are not flawed. Melissa is here to remind you... in her clear ringing voice – why it's so important to embrace your creative life and how to go about doing that!
Creative World-Changers Unite!
Melissa has been a friend for 5+ years. I’ve always appreciated how insightful she is about the creative process, and how she creates space for budding, sensitive creatives. This podcast has been a long time coming and I’m so glad it’s finally here!
Practical, inspirational and informative
This podcast contains so much practical, inspirational and informative content. Melissa's personal stories give real-world examples all of us can understand and relate to.
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