"Every breath, every thought, every feeling, begins and ends with you. Just a fact, not a philosophy. Everything begins here."

- The Importance of Being Important



We are all creative - but some of us have lost our way.

If you're longing to bring creativity into your life, or you need inspiration or encouragement, welcome.

Here is where you'll find what you need. As a professional artist and having mentored creatives for over 30 years, these exercises, resources, and examples help you connect with your creative muse and move along your own artistic path.

Finding the Power of Simple in the Blue Mountains

By Linda McLean | April 9, 2019

Truth is simple, but it’s not always easy to believe. The fact that we are each the most important person in our life is the simple truth at the core of our human experience, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to believe.  And given the provocative nature of the statement, bringing it up in conversation…

Words Glorious Words – How do we go beyond definitions to make our own meaning?

By Linda McLean | March 12, 2019

Glorious – that’s the word I wrote at the end of a two-hour workshop titled, ‘Slow Down, Recharge, Shine Brighter’. The workshop leaders, Sara and Sarah, had provided a beautiful setting and at the beginning of the session handed us each a red rose and a little envelope. For the first half of the workshop…

I Am The Most Important Person In The Room – And So Are You.

By Linda McLean | February 5, 2019

Let’s take this moment to notice our breathing, to inhale slowly through the nose and exhale fully through the nose. In and out. Continue on this way, noticing your breath, while I tell you a story. This is the story of a person who never in her life knew she mattered. Once upon a time…

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