Release Creative Anxiety and Stress with Acupressure

Release Creative Anxiety and Stress with Acupressure Our creative expression is so intrinsically linked to our self-worth that when we create — no matter the medium — it is far from rare for creative souls to become a little anxious about our work. “Anxiety is part of creativity, the need to get something out, the need to be rid […]

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Powerful Acupressure Points to Increase Your Focus, Memory and Concentration

If you find yourself unable to focus on your work or distracted by your thoughts, both your enjoyment of and the creative process itself can become a muddled affair. This can cause your motivation and therefore dedication for your creative projects to plummet, perhaps in turn affecting your creative confidence. Yet when your mind is balanced by attending […]

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15 Liberating Ways to Live an Inspired Life [Part 1]

As I gazed into the flickering flame of a candle in the quiet hours of this morning, taken by its exquisite simplicity, I felt a shift. Something palpable and altered, finding myself free, liberated in spirit because of a simple moment with the moment. I came to think about this and the hidden beauty and poetry in all the […]

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Barefoot Doctor’s Healing Sequence for Attaining the Transcendent State of the Taoist Sage

Delighted to welcome Barefoot Doctor onto Inspire Portal. Barefoot’s healing sequence for attaining awareness, calm and the transcendent state of the Taoist sage can be used when needing to rebalance, ground and calm yourself. It’s ideal before a writing session or creating your art as your body will feel loose and with it, your creativity loosened too. This site is about […]

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Find Instant Calm and Fresh Inspiration With This Beneficial Acupressure Sequence

Use this simple acupressure sequence to create instant calm and simultaneous a wake-up of inspiration. Combining these points creates clarity of mind, increased insight and focus and is also very nurturing and peaceful, stilling any internal chatter and allowing you to create unfettered by doubts or worries about anything beyond this present moment. All of which make […]

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8 Tips on Finding [and Enhancing] the Optimum Space for Your Creativity

Although the ritual of always working in the same place can provide fertile ground for your routine, when you need to shake-up your inspiration, add a little pep to your process and creative offerings too, shutting yourself away like an author in his garret or artist in her studio isn’t always the ideal thing for your creativity. Where we […]

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7 Powerful Yoga Asanas for Writers and Artists

Yoga does far more than stretch and tone the body. For writers and artists there are many benefits to having a regular practice. From on-the-spot relief from creative block and easing pains and tension, to reducing writing doubt and finding new inspiration, the following yoga asanas each hold special qualities that benefit writers and artists. Whatever the medium of your […]

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The Tao of Creativity: Taoist Techniques to Help Your Writing and Art

Taoism at its core is about living life with harmony and ease, and with as much joy in the process as possible. Most people have heard of Tai Chi and Chi Kung but there are numerous techniques within the Taoist system that can help both you and your creativity to flourish. The following extended offering […]

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7 Reasons to Meditate if You Write or Make Art

A consistent meditation practice infuses and informs everything life, offering you a creative freedom quite unmatched by any other practice. Through stilling your mind and relocating your centre, in as little as five minutes a day, meditation offers a plethora of benefits to both your life and creativity. Even the greatest authors and artists can experience […]

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