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Choose Change ~ Create!

In Inspiration, Self-Discovery by Stewart0 Comments

How does change drive creativity? And why is creativity so important today? Here are some coherent thoughts (or maybe just of my rambling ones) about the importance of change and creativity in contemporary society. I have a great friend (also a theatre teacher) who moves schools about every 6 to 8 years. I was very confused as to why she …

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Why Failure is Always an Option

In Inspiration, Self-Discovery by Sarah0 Comments

“Weren’t you a BeachBody Coach?” someone asks me. I answer, “Why…yes, yes I was a BeachBody Coach…for approximately 2 seconds…ok really…5 months.” Then I was a failure! Complete and utter failure! Now before you worry that I am shaming myself or judging myself too harshly, DON’T. Failure is ALWAYS an option. Failure is NECESSARY. I used my failure to succeed. …

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How I Lost 25lbs….and how you can too!

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I knew my pants were fitting a little tighter than usual, but it had to be the pants, not me ….right? A casual step onto the old scale sadly revealed otherwise! Somehow I had gained an extra 25 lbs. How could I have gained 25 lbs? The simple answer is – SUGAR! Not feeling well? Always tired? Constantly dealing with …

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6 Reasons Why We are Moving to St. Croix

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ME: So, we’re moving to St. Croix. FRIEND: Where? ME: St. Croix it’s in the Virgin Islands. (silent blinking and looks of surprise) FRIEND: You are either really cool, or crazy. I can’t decide. ME: I would like to think that I am both cool and a little crazy. FRIEND: Why? What made you choose St. Croix? Of all the …

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A Sense of Direction

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As a college student I was required to read William Ball’s A Sense of Direction: Some Observations on the Art of Directingfor one of my Directing classes. Unfortunately at the time I was the quintessential “student” and read only sparsely, and then on a very limited basis. I must have read enough to pass the class because I graduated and …