What is a Creativity Coach?

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Nadia Colburn // November 21, 2021 // 0 Comments

A creativity coach helps people tap into their creative power and potential. When we give space for our creativity, we are not only making space for our sweetness, but also for our truth and our full range of being. 

A creativity coach can help you in many different areas of your life:  If you’re an artist, a creativity coach can help you to develop your creative practice and reach your artistic goals. If you’re a business owner, a creativity coach can help you to develop creative marketing strategies or come up with new product ideas. And if you’re someone who wants to make a change in your life, a creativity coach can help you to identify your goals and come up with a plan to achieve them.

Too often, we get stuck in old patterns, old habits of minds and systems. but with a creativity coach, we can unlock new possibilities.

When it comes to creativity, we all have different levels of experience, skills, and confidence. Some of us feel like we’re creativity geniuses, while others feel like we can’t even draw a stick figure. No matter where you fall on the spectrum, a creativity coach can help you to explore your creativity and use it in a way that is authentic and empowering for you. Each us us is inherently a creative being, and it’s our birth right to live into our creative selves.

Why Would You Want a Creativity Coach?

There are many reasons why you might want to work with a creativity coach. Maybe you’re feeling stuck in your creativity and you’re looking for some guidance. Maybe you want to explore your creativity more but you’re not sure how to get started. Or maybe you have a specific goal in mind, like writing a book or starting a business, and you need help bringing your idea to life.

No matter what your reason is, working with a creativity coach can help you tap into your creativity, overcome creative blocks, and realize your potential.


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What can a creativity coach help you do?

A creativity coach can help you in many different areas of your creativity. Some of the things a creativity coach can help you with include:

    1. Recognize and overcome creative blocks

    1. Set and achieve creativity goals

    1. Explore new creative ideas

    1. Develop creativity confidence

    1. Brainstorm creative solutions

    1. Learn new creativity techniques

    1. Achieving specific creative goals, such as writing a book or starting a business

When you work with a creativity coach, you are opening up the possibility for something new to enter your life.  You are making space for your creativity to flow and grow. That’s why creativity coaching is such an empowering process- because it’s not just about creativity, it’s about living a more creative life. It’s about you and your potential. It’s about having the incredible power to disrupt our habitual lives, to unsettle old habits, to question ingrained beliefs, to push systems toward change. And that is something to be excited about.

For some of us, creativity comes naturally. But for others, creativity can feel like a struggle. If you’re not used to tapping into your creativity, it can be helpful to have someone guide and support you through the process. 

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Why creativity is important?

We live in a world that is constantly changing and evolving, and creativity is what allows us to keep up with the changes. Unfortunately, in this changing world, personal creativity is less and less valued.  Many people believe that creativity is only for artists, musicians, and writers, but that’s not true. We all have the ability to be creative, we just need to tap into it.

Creativity is important because it helps us to express ourselves. It allows us to communicate our ideas, thoughts, and feelings in a unique way. When we’re creative, we’re able to come up with new ideas and solutions that can make a difference in our lives and the world around us. For me, creativity is an experience of life-force and it can be a lot of fun!

Also, creativity isn’t about self-exertion, it’s about self-alignment. When I’m creative, I feel like I’m in the flow and everything is working out perfectly. There is a feeling of ease and effortlessness. 

Creativity is a source of joy. When we’re creative, we’re doing something that we enjoy and that brings us happiness. When we’re able to tap into our creativity, we’re able to experience a sense of flow and satisfaction that can make life more enjoyable.

There is always room for creativity, no matter what your age, no matter how busy your life is, your occupation, or level of experience. You just need to find the time and the right tools to help you tap into your creativity.

Our creativity is like a muscle, and the more we use it, the stronger it becomes. Our creativity also has its own rhythms and cycles, so it’s important to be patient and to keep working at it even when we’re feeling stuck. So don’t be afraid to flex your creativity muscles and see what you’re capable of.

Why writing is such a great way to tap into one’s creative flow?

I often bring together writing, yoga and meditation and have written about that here in my blog. You might think that writing, yoga, and meditation don’t have much in common, but for me, they are three of the most important things I do to stay creative.

When we bring mind and body together, both mind and body practices grow deeper and stronger in all kinds of powerful and unexpected ways! I’ve found that meditation helps to calm and focus my mind, which makes it easier for me to write. And writing helps me to process and make sense of my thoughts and experiences, which makes my yoga practice more meaningful.

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Writing also allows you to explore your creativity in a safe and controlled environment. You can experiment with new ideas and solutions without having to worry about the consequences. And if you don’t like what you’ve written, you can simply erase it or start over again.

Another reason why writing is such a great creativity tool is that it forces you to think creatively. When you’re faced with a blank page, you have to come up with new ideas and solutions in order to fill it. This can help to break down creative barriers and open up new possibilities for you.

So if you’re looking for a way to tap into your creativity, I highly recommend giving writing a try. It’s a great way to explore your creativity and to find new ways of expressing yourself.

As a writer, I can find myself getting stuck in a rut. I’ll sit down at my desk, stare at the blank page, and feel like I have nothing to say. But I’ve learned that these moments of creative block are actually an important part of the writing process.

These moments can be frustrating, but they’re also opportunities for growth. They’re a chance to step back, take a deep breath, and think about what you really want to say. They’re a chance to push yourself creatively and come up with new ideas.

My invitation is to bring creativity into your life in whatever way speaks to you. Ask yourself what creativity means to you and how you can bring more of it into your life. The answers may surprise you. Actually, they may even change your life. For example, I personally know many writers who feel their least creative when they’re sitting down to write. For some people, creativity comes from cooking, gardening, or working with their hands. For others, creativity is all about taking risks, pushing boundaries, and trying new things. 

The important thing is to find what works for you and to make creativity a part of your life. It’s not about perfection, it’s about process. So my challenge for you is to think outside the box and find your own unique creativity. Experiment and have fun with it! There are no rules when it comes to creativity, so go ahead and make your own!


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