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Tag Archives: Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Fear vs. Big Magic

Last week, I did a little flashback to a post I had written absolutely fear and how it will grip you and hold you hostage if you let it. Today, I wanted to give a little pep talk to anyone facing down the universe in some aspect of their life. And I can think of …

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When the Muse is Starving

When the muse is hungry, nothing gets written. Pretty simple. In the hustle and bustle of the daily grind, I find that it is my poor muse who is forgotten first. She is left to loll around in the corner, scrabbling for crumbs. Poor thing. I need to dig this book out again, and start …

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic

This is an exciting month for me. Elizabeth Gilbert’s new book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, is being released! For those of you who are not familiar with Ms. Gilbert’s work, she is the author of Eat, Pray, Love, among other books. I came across a well-loved copy of that book the year after …

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Finding Your Path

I came across an article the other day that talked about following your passion. That seems to be the standard bit of advice when you are not sure what direction you want to take, or what you want to be when you grow up. It is touted by the wise when you ask them what …

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Nurturing Creativity

     I had the pleasure of stumbling across this video on anther blog (thank you, amyjane smith).  In it, Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, speaks about creativity. Have you ever noticed that sometimes things land in your life, just when you need them? 🙂      Check this video out on  (Apologies …

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