Tag Creativity

Is This Nirvana?

Or do I just have writer’s block? Those who meditate seek to quiet their internal chatter Practitioners of mindfulness — and I can claim only a guest membership in that serene population — will tell you that the goal of meditation is to slow the…

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Smoke Gets In My Head

Fire season is melting my brain As a native Californian, wildfire season should be no surprise I’ve lived here for most of my life. I raised my kids in the foothills of Southern California, where flames licked the ridges of the…

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The Road Trip to Inspiration

Is your well of creativity running dry? Get in the car In my experience, there is nothing that both relaxes and unleashes the imagination like settling in for a long car ride. Not a commute, not a schlepp to a…

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