Posts in Beginner's Corner
Confrontation and Being Confronted

No matter what time of year it is, there is always so much stuff going on. Whether it be a holiday, birthday party or wedding, frequent get-togethers have one thing in common: constant interaction with people. And since no two people on this planet are the same, that means disagreements, hurt feelings and confrontations are bound to happen sooner or later.


The problem with confrontation isn’t the act itself, it’s how people go about doing it.

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New Adventures: Aerial at The Aviary

Let me just lead with when I started this I was seriously out of shape and got vertigo regularly. But I kept seeing people all over Instagram, with such strength and grace. And I really wanted to have that. I thought is would fulfill my need to feel Adventurous in my life. (Check out this post to see how I came to this.) So, after seeing a news piece about a new studio opening with just that I had to try.

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Plan a Creative Retreat

Oh man, I am exhausted. But also fulfilled. I took a three day weekend for myself to drive up Ely, MN to the International Wolf Center for a photography weekend. I try to head up there every fall for the colors and since the wolves are more active with the cooler weather. But I look forward to one of my few creative weekends every year. And for us homebody creatives, we need that time to empty and refill ourselves.

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The Meaning of Courage and Creativity

What does courage mean to you? Heroic acts or risking your life? How about creativity? Fantastic works of work only made by a select few, the “starving” artist, or giant technology companies?

It’s much simpler then that.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines them as:

Courage: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.

Creativity:the ability to create and to make new things or think of new ideas.

That is it. Nothing more. No long list of prerequisites to have it or do it. You choose what you do with it.

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