creativity blog posts from the blog title
R

creativity tips

success & life by design

wellness & wellbeing

spirituality & life purpose

Best creativity blog posts from the archive…

Old year lessons for a happier new you.

How to find more clarity, confidence & excitement for the year ahead.

All Year resolution

The All-year Resolution: Intention vs force

A kinder, more sustainable alternative to the All-Or-Nothing Mindset.

Celebrate: A habit for life…not just for  Christmas

If you’d like to experience more joy, better health and improved results – in your work, at home, or indeed in any endeavour) – start celebrating!

Self-coaching skills for writers

A new way to help writers tap into their own resources and inner support skills when they need them most.

On hiring support…

The scary / fun / rewarding business of investing in your creative dreams.

Creative Faith: How to dodge the Pesky Demon of Doubt

5 ways to make ‘keeping the faith’ easier.

3 meaningful reasons marketing is good for creativity

Ever felt torn as to whether to create from the heart, or compromise to meet market forces? Does the prospect of marketing induce lethargy / repulsion / fear & dread / an overwhelming desire to hide under the duvet? In this post I’m exploring a soul-soothing approach to marketing for creative people.

FREE EMAIL SERIES

For inspiration & flow…

Upgrade your creative life –

alphabet style 

An A to Z of Creativity Boosters
delivered weekly to your inbox. 

What is Creativity Coaching?

What does a Creativity Coach actually do? I often get a few Homer Simpson-esque blank stares when I tell people what I do. So I am on a mission to spread the word about my Dream Job, aka Creativity Coaching. Here’s my take on this powerful and exciting new support service. (And why I love it so much.)

The Power of Whim & Fancy 

This week, I’d like to share with you a lesson I learned from my recent month of non-stop decorating.

On yoga, chakras & creative flow

This week’s gem comes from the beautiful world of yoga, in particular from the multi-talented yogini extraordinaire, Maya Fiennes.

Why I’m doing NaNoWriMo this year…

…despite lots of ‘good reasons’ why not. The 8 Great Reasons I’m going for it anyway.

On dreaming big, being great & stepping up

(Don’t worry, I’ll help.)

After last week’s epic post, I’ll keep it short and sweet today. And it’s a newsflash / special offer / creativity quote combo!

Creative expression: a drive to make you feel alive

It’s Creativity Quote time again and this week’s gem is from the inspiring and irrepressible champion of entrepreneurs, Brendon Burchard.

What is creativity? (& How to make it easier)

I truly believe that every human being on the planet is creative – or at least has the potential to be. And I love how this quote makes becoming ‘a creative’ as simple as a decision to do something meaningful.

The ‘Pro’ route to the muse

It’s Creativity Quote time again and this week’s offering is from champion of the creative spirit, Steven Pressfield. I spotted the following gem in his brilliant, insightful, empowering book; Turning Pro.

The Story of You : crafting a creative legacy

I’ve got another dose of creative vitamins for you – to keep you and your muse in tip top shape. Yes, it’s time for this week’s Creativity Quote…

Constraint vs abundance: which is better for creativity?

I have another dose of creative wisdom for you, this time from author Jonathan Fields, though I actually found the following gem on his blog. The blog post was called: Can abundance kill creativity?

The playful route to creative success 

Here’s another Creativity Quote to keep your creative spirits up and, speaking of spirits – we’re turning to the world of metaphysics with the source of this week’s inspiration….

Creative thriving – Huffington style 

This latest offering is a little different, as the inspiring advice this week comes, once again, from one of my favourite vlogs; Marie TV. Marie’s recent guest was the legendary Arianna Huffington who was talking about her new book Thrive.

Lucid dreaming: the solution to creative blocks?

This week’s words of wisdom come from a fascinating author (and very nice chap) that I met at a recent Hay House event in London. During a break between speakers, I found the bookshop and was eagerly stocking up on reading matter for my train journey home, when a book with a beautiful blue cover caught my eye…

How to declutter your brain (& why)

Welcome to this week’s creativity quote (which is also a homage to my new favourite app) – and in the spirit of this week’s book recommendation, let’s get straight to it!

Numerology: How to live your creative dreams (& not starve)

C’est ici! (I’ve recently been to France and can’t resist using the few phrases I managed to master.) In fact my Parisian travels provide the photograph for this week’s quote…

Writing as therapy : How to soothe your soul

This week’s offering highlights a technique for both self-expression and self-preservation: the therapeutic effects of writing.

Creativity begins at home

It’s time for another hit of creative wisdom and this week’s quote comes from one of my interior design heroes; the beautiful and inspiring Naomi Cleaver.

Art, humanity & creative service

This week’s creativity quote is a little different – I stumbled across it, not in a book, but on one of my favourite weekly vlogs; Marie Forleo’s Q&A Tuesday. Marie was exploring the idea that creativity is a form of service, and this simple but powerful phrase leapt out at me…

How to turn Big Ideas into reality

It’s time for another nugget of inspired wisdom to add fuel to your creative fire. This week’s gem is from renowned choreographer, Twyla Tharp.

How to find the 3 essential elements for creative success

Today’s inspiring nugget comes from an unlikely blend of hip-hop guru, entrepreneur and meditation devotee – Uncle Rush (aka Russell Simmons).

Why ‘Follow Your Bliss’ is Damn Good Advice

Today’s little nugget of inspired wisdom comes from one of the original Mad Men – enfant terrible of the advertising industry, George Lois.

Life: the ultimate creative fuel

It’s time for this week’s tonic which comes from one of my favourite spiritual authors, the beautiful and inspiring Sonia Choquette.

How to be even more creative (& successful)

Today’s offering comes from a co-written project that I’m currently reading called Your Big Beautiful Book Plan, by the sparky and insightful Danielle LaPorte and her partner in inspiration, Linda Sivertsen.

How to escape from Must-Plan-&-Do Land

This week’s creative gem is a quote that I stumbled across online – a line from a speech by the Parisian writer, Anatole France, and it’s a call to remember our hearts and spirit in the creative process.

Love, money, creativity & The Upper Limit Problem

This is a quote that struck me like an encouraging and heartwarming slap in the face whilst reading the ever-popular: The Big Leap

Why creativity is good for us

The following is a quote I scribbled down whilst on holiday in beautiful Norfolk, where I was listening to the audiobook version of Julia Cameron’s: Walking In This World

Your inspiration as compass

The following is a phrase I excitedly underlined in Tama J Kieves inspiring book; This Time I Dance!; Creating the work you love.

FREE EMAIL SERIES

For inspiration & flow…

Upgrade your creative life –

alphabet style 

An A to Z of Creativity Boosters
delivered weekly to your inbox. 

CREATIVITY  •  INSPIRATION  •  WELLBEING

… because happy creatives are good for the planet. 

We use cookies to improve our service, enhance your experience and analyse our traffic. We do not your share information with third parties. Your use of this site indicates agreement to the storage of data and cookies. View more
Cookies settings
Accept
Privacy & Cookie policy
Privacy & Cookies policy
Cookie name Active

Terms of Use

Here follows information on this site's terms of use. You are advised to read the terms carefully before using this site. Your use of this site is indication of your acceptance of these terms of use and your agreement to abide by them. If you don't agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using this website.

• • •

DISCLAIMER

The suggestions, ideas or advice contained within this website, or material linked from this website, may not be suitable for everyone. The information is based on my personal opinion regarding the subject matter. It is the responsibility of the reader to carefully investigate all aspects of any decisions or changes made as a result of reading this material. I obtained the information contained herein from my own personal life experience and from sources I believe to be reliable but I neither imply nor intend any guarantee of accuracy. I am not qualified to dispense specific health, relationship or any other type of professional advice. Should the reader need such advice, her or she must seek services from a competent professional. I particularly disclaim any liability, loss, or risk taken by individuals who directly or indirectly act on the information contained herein. I believe the advice presented here is sound, but readers cannot hold me responsible for either the actions they take or the results of those actions.

• • •

LIABILITY

This website and the material herein is provided without guarantees as to its accuracy, and I accept no liability for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, incurred by the user in connection with this site or the use, inability to use, or results of the use of this site as well as any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

• • •

PRIVACY POLICY

I value your trust in my work and resources, and I hold your privacy in high regard - your emails and data will never be sold to a third party.  All systems are designed to be GDPR-compliant, and to avoid spam or unwanted communications - you will only ever receive the information you explicitly consent to receive.  Full disclosure: my current tech systems do generate data reports of email and website interaction, however this data will only ever be used to improve my services and the experience for my customers and website visitors.  Email opt-ins are collected via Aweber (Click here for Aweber's Permission Pledge) and Simplero (Click here for Simplero's Privacy Policy).

• • •

AFFILIATE LINKS

Some of the links on this site may contain affiliate codes. Any commission gained from these affiliate relationships is paid by the vendor, for advertising services - at no cost to the reader or visitor to this site. This helps to keep my blog free of banner ads. However, only products or services that I have personally sampled will be recommended. Other products and services may be mentioned and linked to, but are not necessarily endorsed by me. Danielle Raine is a participant in the Amazon Europe S.à r.l. Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk/Javari.co.uk/Amazon.de/Amazon.fr/Javari.fr/Amazon.it.

• • •

COOKIES POLICY

Last updated: 26.10.21 We use cookies on danielleraine.com. By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies. What are cookies Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. How this website uses cookies When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising. We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service: - Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
Save settings
Cookies settings

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This