• Art Journal

    How I Became a Doodle Daughter

    How I Became a Doodle Daughter I keep chuckling to myself, remembering how I became a doodle daughter.  That isn’t necessarily something I have considered until today, this hand-me-down gift from my mother. I am headed off to the Houston area to teach a women’s retreat. Camp Cullen at Trinity, Texas My subject is Art Journaling and specifically doodling.  I have been journaling since I was in 7th grade, consistently, and doodling even longer. Doodling is one of those things I feel like I inherited from my mother.  I remember her sitting on a tall stool in the kitchen.  It was layered with years of contact paper.  She would talk to…

  • Creativity Tips

    Power of Play at Work

    Play at Work When I went out on my own and began Creativity Tribe, I knew I wanted to live what I believed.  I knew building a business that valued play at work would boost my creativity and be an investment in my wellness at the same time.  I knew play at work was imperative for creativity, and creativity was at the heart of my business. Scheduling Play I took my play at work seriously, scheduling it into my business life. Play dates with other artists. Engaging play in my artwork. Private dance parties for personal celebrations. Eccentric glasses. Encouraging my inner child in every day interactions. Oh yes…. and…