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The Heartful podcast is for soulful peeps who wanna live a wildly creative life. Brooke Schultz is a photographer, writer, and lover of all things creative who brings you thought provoking ideas, research, + interviews every week about creativity so you can unleash your most creative self + make what your heart longs to make.http://brookeschultzphotography.comemail : hello@brookeschultzphotography.com

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The Heartful podcast is for soulful peeps who wanna live a wildly creative life. Brooke Schultz is a photographer, writer, and lover of all things creative who brings you thought provoking ideas, research, + interviews every week about creativity so you can unleash your most creative self + make what your heart longs to make.http://brookeschultzphotography.comemail : hello@brookeschultzphotography.com

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Ambrosia for the creative soul

By TigerclawX - Jun 03 2019
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This podcast is a must listen every week for me. Brooke’s perspective on what it is to be creative and how to execute it is like a treasure chest filled with gold nuggets of wisdom. Every time I listen I have an “ah ha” moment. Luuuuv it!!!

Thank YOU!

By mara wolff - Feb 08 2019
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The interview with YAN made my heart want to sing and simultaneously hug both of you at the same time! You’ve brought to life what my soul has been feeling for so long! Much love and gratitude for you two gorgeous human beings!

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35 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
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Ambrosia for the creative soul

By TigerclawX - Jun 03 2019
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This podcast is a must listen every week for me. Brooke’s perspective on what it is to be creative and how to execute it is like a treasure chest filled with gold nuggets of wisdom. Every time I listen I have an “ah ha” moment. Luuuuv it!!!

Thank YOU!

By mara wolff - Feb 08 2019
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The interview with YAN made my heart want to sing and simultaneously hug both of you at the same time! You’ve brought to life what my soul has been feeling for so long! Much love and gratitude for you two gorgeous human beings!
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Heartful: living a wildly creative life

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The Heartful podcast is for soulful peeps who wanna live a wildly creative life. Brooke Schultz is a photographer, writer, and lover of all things creative who brings you thought provoking ideas, research, + interviews every week about creativity so you can unleash your most creative self + make what your heart longs to make.http://brookeschultzphotography.comemail : hello@brookeschultzphotography.com

Rank #1: Ep 22: Life as art with Yan Palmer

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@yanpalmer is an artist who works in many mediums but most importantly, in the medium of LIFE. In this episode we dive into the idea that we create everything in our lives, not just our formal creative pursuits, and we zoom in and out to practical ways to make your life more artful alongside the big picture of why thinking of life as art matters, the role of beauty, and the opposite truths every artist (read: human!) must hold and dance with.

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Tara Brach Radical Acceptance: https://www.amazon.com/Radical-Acceptance-Embracing-Heart-Buddha/dp/0553380990

Tara Brach's meditations: https://www.tarabrach.com/guided-meditations/

Yan's Teeth Kiss Workshop: http://www.yanpalmer.com/teeth-kiss-the-workshop/

Yan's Creative Counsel sessions: http://www.yanpalmer.com/creative-counseling/

Yan's podcast: http://www.yanpalmer.com/the-love-love-love/
Book a family session with Yan: http://www.yanpalmer.com/store/

And HEY we didn't mention this in the episode but do you wanna know how Brooke preps all her family clients? This free audio will getcha ready to rock no matter the family. Plus download her exact questionnaire with a green light to copy 'n paste!
http://brookeschultzphotography.com/analog/
Feb 07 2019
48 mins
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Rank #2: Ep 8: Creativity in motherhood + beyond with Alex Smith

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Alex Smith of Daphne Mae Photography @lovedaphnemae is a writer, photographer, and homeschooling mama who found her creativity skyrocketing when she stopped looking left and right and started following her own individual path. She shares how to protect + nurture your creative energy, how to use creativity to give voice and beauty to hard experiences, and how to give yourself an instant boost when you're having a hard mama day along with lots more in this conversation.
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Brooke's Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat + Course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Alex's photography: http://daphnemaephotography.com
Alex's motherhood photography workshop the Magically Mundane: http://daphnemaephotography.com/workshop/
Alex on instagram @lovedaphnemae
Nov 01 2018
39 mins
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Rank #3: Ep 6: The magic of the process with Summer Murdock

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Summer Murdock was a burnt out photographer who found her voice accidentally as she re-fell in love with the process of making things. In this interview we discuss creativity as a meditative, sacred process, how to get out of ruts, get inspired, what to do when your kids don't want to be photographed, and much more.
Mentions: http://www.summermurdock.com/
Summer's Magic of Light Class: http://www.summermurdock.com/magicoflight/
Illuminate Classes: http://www.illuminateclasses.com/
Brooke's Love Soaked Family Photography Course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/love-soaked-family-photography-the-course/
Sally Mann's Hold Still: https://www.amazon.com/Hold-Still-Photographs-Sally-Mann/dp/0316247758
Oct 18 2018
40 mins
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Rank #4: Ep 12: Creating a body you love: how I lost 60 freaking pounds and loved myself the whole time

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This is weight loss in a way you've prob never heard before--it's not about a specific diet, exercise program, or any of that runaround--it's about changing your MIND. The rest is easy. I share how I used to believe I was above caring about something so superficial as my weight, my top tips for losing weight, and WHAT in the world weight loss has to do with creativity (plus some compelling reasons why I think creating your body on purpose will help you massively in all of your creativity.)
Mentions: Brooke Castillo (again!) Weight Loss Tools Part One: https://thelifecoachschool.com/129/
Compelling Reason: https://thelifecoachschool.com/146/

Want to create family PHOTOS you love? Join me at the Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat this April. You get instant access to the online course plus a deep dive into you, your work, and real time feedback while working with 5 amazing families, getting killer in-home images for your portfolio AND walking away with a detailed action plan for how you're going to skyrocket yourself on your photography journey. Read reviews + see all the details here: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Nov 29 2018
28 mins
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Rank #5: Ep 4: Why you can't afford NOT to go after your dreams!

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Yeah, the world needs your dreams, but the person who needs you to go after your dreams the very most is YOU. We discuss the difference between abandoning your dreams and changing your dreams, plus why goals even matter and whether it's possible to have goals and be grateful + present at the same time.
Mentions: the Life Coach School Podcast with Brooke Castillo https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-life-coach-school-podcast-with-brooke-castillo/id870239631?mt=2
Oct 04 2018
19 mins
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Rank #6: Ep 5: Perfect is the enemy of good: how to stahp waiting + make rad stuff

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Logically we know that perfection and pleasing everyone isn't possible, but we still try to do it! In this episode I share why we want to perfect everything we create and how to let good be good enough (plus why that's better than trying to make creations that are beyond reproach). And nope, this isn't advice to simply lower your standards and get sloppy. I also share two key takeaways to help you let go of perfectionism in your creative work (and maybe your life too, boo!)
Mentions: Love Soaked Family Photography Course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/love-soaked-family-photography-the-course/
Ann Patchett's essay on writing: The getaway car, inside the collection of essays This is the Story of a Happy Marriage https://www.amazon.com/This-Story-Happy-Marriage-Patchett/dp/0062236687/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1539285498&sr=8-1&keywords=the+getaway+car+ann+patchett
Oct 11 2018
20 mins
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Rank #7: Ep 3: How to stay creative when you're in a rut

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We talked about how to get started with your creative thang, now we talk about how to stay creative when you've been at your thang for a while. Ruts. Burnout. What to do when they come knocking in 3 easy (okay, not easy, but simple!) steps.
Style Cycle: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Shoot-Betta.jpg
My online family photography course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/love-soaked-family-photography-the-course/
Oct 04 2018
14 mins
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Rank #8: Ep 7: Confidence + Creativity

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What does confidence have to do with creativity? We're only able to be creative when we're confident, but in this episode I expand the definition of confidence and share my top 4 tips for boosting your confidence in your creative work AND in your life, baby!

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Brooke's Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat + Course April 2019 in SLC, Utah (7 spots left):
http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Love Soaked Family Photography Online Course:
http://brookeschultzphotography.com/love-soaked-family-photography-the-course/
Tina Fey quotes on saying yes and improv: https://www.oprah.com/spirit/tina-feys-aha-moment
Oct 25 2018
25 mins
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Rank #9: Ep 20: The brilliance cycle

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If you have a nagging feeling that you're meant for more, that you're capable of more than you're currently expressing, this episode is for you. In it we detail out the brilliance cycle from Arjuna Ardagh, and how moving through it can help you have not only more brilliance in your creativity and your work, but in your life, with ideas about how to move through each phase and what to do when you get stuck in any part of the cycle.
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Radical Brilliance by Arjuna Ardagh https://www.amazon.com/Radical-Brilliance-Anatomy-Original-Life-Changing/dp/1890909440/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1548298626&sr=8-1&keywords=radical+brilliance+arjuna+ardagh

and his website: http://radicalbrilliance.com/

The Green Eggs and Ham Hypothesis: https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2016-17972-001

The Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat (3 spots left!): http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Jan 24 2019
21 mins
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Rank #10: Ep 17: Do this to supercharge your creativity (in just 10 minutes a day!)

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If you want a smorgasbord of scientifically proven benefits ranging from more positive emotion to reduced depression and anxiety to slowing aging, this episode reveals one of the closest things to a magic bullet. yeah boo! Get ready to supercharge your creativity and your life in as little as 10 minutes a day. In this episode you'll get a sample platter of different kinds of meditation to use in your creativity, plus quickie golden nuggets from each type so you can get started right meow and start seeing those sound-too-good-to-be-true results.

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction free 8 week course: https://palousemindfulness.com

Compassion talk (meditation at the 33 min mark): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vTviVkFJzM

The Gate by Marie Howe:
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/50979/the-gate-56d22e6c97230

Benefits of Loving Kindness Meditation:
https://emmaseppala.com/18-science-based-reasons-try-loving-kindness-meditation-today/

Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeenacho/2016/07/14/10-scientifically-proven-benefits-of-mindfulness-and-meditation/#44c3af7463ce

Brendon Burchard on the science of high performance:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EG402k7vVZU

Ryan Muirhead (content contains nudity):
https://ryanmuirhead.com

Susie Moore:
https://susie-moore.com

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks:
https://www.amazon.com/Big-Leap-Conquer-Hidden-Level/dp/0061735361

Love Soaked Family Photography Online Course + Retreat:
http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Jan 03 2019
21 mins
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Rank #11: Ep 15: The ONE mindset shift that'll make your creativity soar

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We all experience imposter syndrome, and this is the one mindset shift that's going to save you from following the crowd and ending up in the middle of the pack in your creative niche. Instead, with this mentality you'll be the leader in your industry, you'll make more money and have a greater impact--sounds fab right? Listen up to find out what it is and get actionable tips for implementing it right away.

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Airbnb founder story: https://getpaidforyourpad.com/blog/the-airbnb-founder-story/ https://www.tonyrobbins.com/podcasts/airbnb-art-resilience/
Made to Stick by Chip + Dan Heath: https://www.audible.com/pd/Made-to-Stick-Audiobook/B002V0QVY6?source_code=GPAGBSH0508140001&ds_rl=1262685&ds_rl=1258208&ds_rl=1260658&gclid=CjwKCAiAmO3gBRBBEiwA8d0Q4j1f8mRAAz4aXZzn0VTE5TQEOUD4SWhxCcrMBIBv1zfH8ac7fNudbRoC2EEQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat + Online Course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
JLD Entrepreneur on Fire Podcast:
https://www.eofire.com
Impact of your entire social network: https://medium.com/the-mission/youre-not-the-average-of-the-five-people-you-surround-yourself-with-f21b817f6e69
Dec 20 2018
22 mins
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Rank #12: Ep 21: Three flavors of distraction + how to kick 'em to the curb!

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Distraction is one of the sneakiest enemies to creativity, but instead of just yelling "turn off distractions and do the work!" in this episode we dig into three flavors of distraction so we can understand why we get distracted and how to set ourselves up for success in managing distractions so we can create more + create more intentionally. We also discuss Qs like, Are your kids distractions? and Is technology good or bad? so come learn how to kick those distractions to the curb, baby.

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Conferences I'm teaching at!
Photo Native: https://www.photonative.com/
Hybrid Co: http://thehybridco.com/

Love Soaked Retreat (ONE SPOT LEFT): http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield: https://www.amazon.com/War-Art-Through-Creative-Battles/dp/1936891026/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1548885167&sr=8-2&keywords=war+of+art

Manage your day-to-day: build your routine, find your focus + sharpen your creative mind: https://www.amazon.com/Manage-Your-Day-Day-Creative/dp/1477800670/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1548885220&sr=8-1&keywords=manage+your+day-to-day
Marie Forleo:
https://www.marieforleo.com/

Todd Herman: https://toddherman.me/

Multitasking study:
https://www.apa.org/research/action/multitask.aspx
Jan 31 2019
24 mins
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Rank #13: Ep 23: Dealing with emotions in creativity

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Emotions drive everything we do, including our creative work. So what can you do when you find your emotions getting in the way of creating more and creating more on purpose? In this episode we discuss how emotions are generated, the big problem with using willpower alone to try to make changes in your habits, and how to handle intense, prolonged emotionally challenging situations in your life in terms of creativity.

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Brooke Castillo's model: https://thelifecoachschool.com/
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert: https://www.amazon.com/Big-Magic-Creative-Living-Beyond/dp/1594634726 http://brookeschultzphotography.com
Feb 14 2019
19 mins
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Rank #14: Ep 11: How to rock being a multipassionate creative with Elana Loo

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@elanaloo is an entrepreneur, marketing maven, writer, and photographer with so many titles and talents we literally couldn't list 'em all in the interview. Learn how she thinks about being an "influencer" with many interests (and why she cringes at that term), how she made the big leap to moving to Hawaii and creating her life with intention, plus a fab takeaway to uplevel your creative work that you can do TODAY.
Find her at https://www.elanaloo.com/ and @elanaloo on instagram and everywhere else.
Interested in the Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat? I thought so! A few seats left for April 2019: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Nov 22 2018
43 mins
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Rank #15: Ep 13: Kids + Creativity

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How do you think about creativity when it comes to the kids in your life? Do kids need to be taught to be creative? And if not, why don't all adults identify as "creative"? In this episode we talk about the major killers of creativity in kids, why I let my kids use scissors and get hurt, and 4 ways to nourish creativity in the kids in your world.
Screenshot the podcast and share which of the 4 you're diggin' with me on instagram @brookebschultz !

Mentions:
my TV feature :)--Last Minute Ideas if You Missed the Christmas Card Photo Shoot: http://studio5.ksl.com/?nid=122&sid=46439948
Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat (and online course!)
http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/

Seth Godin on schools (2 min version!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6NG4ECnaKw
Seth Godin on schools full version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXpbONjV1Jc
Sir Ken Robinson--Do schools kill creativity? TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY
Passion Driven Education by Connor Boyack: https://www.amazon.com/Passion-Driven-Education-Interests-Lifelong-Learning/dp/1943521115

Carol Dweck Growth Mindset:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyIF5VUOJc0
Dec 06 2018
23 mins
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Rank #16: Ep 14: The power of play to pump up your creativity

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If you're banging your head against the wall trying to come up with new, creative ideas, the secret is actually to have more fun! We discuss what makes play so powerful in pumping up your creativity, and why playing Candyland with your kid most likely won't get you there, plus how to play when you've kinda forgotten how as an adult, both in your everyday life and beyond.

Mentions:
The Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat + Course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/

Play by Stuart Brown: https://www.amazon.com/Play-Shapes-Brain-Imagination-Invigorates/dp/1583333789
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert: https://www.amazon.com/Big-Magic-Creative-Living-Beyond/dp/1594634726/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1544732176&sr=1-1&keywords=big+magic+elizabeth+gilbert
Dec 13 2018
22 mins
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Rank #17: Ep 16: Here's the truth about motivation and creativity

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Motivation is that elusive unicorn we all want but can never seem to get enough of, especially when it comes to our creative endeavors. Here's the truth about how to create motivation in your life (good news: you don't have to 'effort' your way there!) and start crushing those 2019 goals. Learn the simple (but not easy) process with some extra get-to-know yourself goodies so you can set yourself up for success.

Mentions:
Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/

Julie Solomon on victimhood as the opposite of creativity: https://www.juliesolomon.net/pip-episodes/067-detaching-your-self-worth-from-your-career-living-your-honest-life-instead

Gretchen Rubin's quiz on the four tendencies:
https://gretchenrubin.com/2015/01/ta-da-the-launch-of-my-quiz-on-the-four-tendencies-learn-about-yourself/
Dec 28 2018
23 mins
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Rank #18: Ep 19: What to look for in a creative mentor

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A mentor can help you fast track your results in your creative pursuits, but how do you find the right one for you when there are so many? Sift though with these 5 things to look for in a creative mentor whether you're just starting out or you've been doing your creative thang for a while.
This episode also includes a deeper dig into the Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat so you can see if you wanna fast track your in home family photography in person with Brooke this April. There are just 4 spots left + feel free to contact me with any questions or hesitations in deciding if the retreat is for you! hello at brookeschultzphotography dot com.
Mentions:
the Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat (registration closes Feb 19)
http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/

Retreat upgrade link ONLY for peeps who have already purchased the online course: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-only/
Jan 17 2019
20 mins
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Rank #19: Ep 18: Guided visualization meditation for creatives

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This episode is a guided visualization meditation to use before you embark on the creative process to get yourself in the ZONE. Get yourself some clarity + set yourself on fire before you shoot, write, paint, or create in any way with this guided audio. Listen at the beginning of your day or right before you create, but because this is a visualization, don't listen while driving k. :)

No mentions this week but if you dig this meditation be sure to check out episode 17: Do this to supercharge your creativity in just 10 minutes a day! for a smattering of the scientifically proven benefits behind meditation and a sampling of different kinds of meditation to try out. https://soundcloud.com/brooke-schultz-568659304/ep-17-do-this-to-supercharge-your-creativity-in-just-10-minutes-a-day

And if you're a photographer ready to take your creativity to the next level, the Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat just might be for you. Check it out: http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
Jan 10 2019
15 mins
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Rank #20: Ep 9: Talent vs. hard work + finding your calling (with hashtag science)

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Do you really need talent to succeed creatively? And what about hard work? And how do you make sure you don't spend your life doing something you're not "meant" to do? Learn the role of inspiration + perspiration according to science + also a new free tool to help you discover what truly lights you up, so you can figure out the work you're meant to do in the world + spend the rest of your life doing it! (and no blowing up your current life required!)
Mentions:
The Love Soaked Family Photography Retreat (seats half full!)http://brookeschultzphotography.com/april-2019-love-soaked-family-photography-retreat-course/
The Creative Curve by Allen Gannett: https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Curve-Develop-Right-Idea-ebook/dp/B075PVQ99T
Jonathan Fields' Sparketype Assessment:
http://sparketype.com
Nov 08 2018
17 mins
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