Creativity & Kep

Over the years, Kep has encouraged me to follow my curiosity in actionable ways. Like the intuitive-painting class I took in Vegas 5 years ago, where we were instructed to “Paint -- don’t think!” (much like the instruction to “Write -- don’t think!” in free-flow writing). 

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Summer In & Around Us

We’re 2 days away from the June 21st summer solstice. The longest day of the year. A celebration of the return to light – within us and around us.

It’s hard to believe that I wore my winter coat not once, but 3 times last week. Kep, Maddie, and I barely left the apartment 2 weekends ago because the gray, wet weather had us napping our butts off (which felt great, actually). 

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"I can't write."

When I share with people that I teach writing as a practice, I can’t tell you how many times I hear one of these 3 responses: 

  • “I can’t write.” 

  • “I’m not a writer.” 

  • “I’m not creative.” (thinking that free-flow writing is the same as creative writing).

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