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Finding your Genius VIDEO BLOG

Watch Amanda’s first video in a series, “Finding Your Genius” on YouTube.

Enjoy.

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tonight, i forget. tonight, i remember.

Sometimes I forget that I’m creative, that I came here, in a sea of traveling light that can illuminate even my darkest ideas. “What’s wrong with me?” is the mantra that has created elaborate worry. Illnesses in my head, potential threats and warlocks, taking over the healthy parts of my body. Making them dead. Dizzy… Continue reading tonight, i forget. tonight, i remember.

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Writing and Editing at the same time, in one brain

“I can’t sleep in this fevered dream.” It always starts with a “Yesterday” or a “Last week” or some marker in time, as if closeness or distance matters to what’s right, versus what’s right now. As it goes, yesterday, I received a surprise Reiki session, gifted by my neighbor and former client, Arthur. He wrote… Continue reading Writing and Editing at the same time, in one brain

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based on a study, where creativity is dark. thoughts?

this lady wrote that the artists, musicians, authors, and scientists and “creative geniuses” she studied all had a solemn bent towards melancholia. some experienced severe mental illness, or had a prevalent history of mental illness within their family sphere. people like Kurt Vonnegut, Sylvia Plath, James Joyce, etc. It’s called, “Secrets of The Creative Brain,”… Continue reading based on a study, where creativity is dark. thoughts?

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Ace of Wands: Enterprise through Action

Today, I did Sadie Nardini’s 20-minute yoga blast in the bright sunlight. During the yoga, colors filtered through me—orange, green, yellow, red—as the flow of breath cleared my chakra system. Afterwards I sat down with my cards. The Three of Pentacles fell out of the deck. “Hm,” I wondered. “That correlates kinda nicely with yesterday’s card,… Continue reading Ace of Wands: Enterprise through Action

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Tarot for the Moment. Ace of Pentacles. New, fresh starts.

Card for the Moment! I shuffled my Goddess deck just for you (and us as a collective!) Focus on the messages of this card, and see how/if they improve your mood/day/perspective/being. Ace of Pentacles:  Image: A gold coin with a 5-pointed star enclosed in an open lotus, inside the center of a healthy, solid tree.… Continue reading Tarot for the Moment. Ace of Pentacles. New, fresh starts.

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Fire, Fire! (Power, Passion, Queen)

When I see people near me—people that I know and love and work with—take progressive risk towards making their dreams full, their product or lives richer and focused and real (especially when they are in my field of interest…), it lights a furious fire in me! This fire is deeper than envy. Hotter than jealousy.… Continue reading Fire, Fire! (Power, Passion, Queen)