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Embracing Self-Expression in Your Creative Journey

Whether you’re a painter, writer, musician, or any kind of creator, understanding and embracing your unique self can be a game-changer in your creative journey. Join us as we unravel the mysteries of self-expression and offer insightful tips on how to infuse your art with authenticity and depth.. My wife gave me a box of cards for the holidays in 2022. I was puzzled because they were creativity cards and I thought, what the heck is this, I don’t need them. Well, folks, I was wrong and I will attempt to do a card a week and record an episode about how I am utilizing the card I draw every week if you decide to pick up a deck and do these let me know.

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Points to Consider

  • Embracing Authenticity
  • Tapping into Personal Experiences
  • Vulnerability and Connection
  • Overcoming Creative Blocks
  • Navigating Criticism and Self-Doubt
  • The Evolution of Self in Art

The Kernal of Self

Our work benefits when we embrace the idea that the self is part of a daily pilgrimage.

Self Definitions

Self: the set of someone’s characteristics, such as personality and ability, that are not physical and make that person different from other people Source Cambridge Dictionary


  • Celebrate your evolving, changing, living self by creating a self-portrait. Make use of paint, chords, photography, text, or any other material you deem fitting to the task.
  • I may no longer be twenty, but within me I carry my twenty-year-old self, as well as the self I was at five and the self I was at forty. Ponder your former selves. How might they tackle the situation at hand?
  • Research yourself. Use photographs, journals, letters, and even your digital presence to conjure up who you were at pivotal ages in your life.

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