Letter from Lori: Harnessing Imagination

As a writer, the ability to imagine is something I prize pretty highly.Now, before I go any further, I want to make one thing perfectly clear: you have an amazing imagination.Yes. You. Even if you’ve been told otherwise, even if you absolutely do not consider yourself creative or artistic, even if the idea of making something up causes you to […]

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Creativity Jumpstart: Harnessing Imagination

  Creativity Jumpstart #1    If you have (or have ever tried to have!) a meditation practice, chances are you already use imagination in the form of visualization. Here’s a way to harness that to help get your words on paper.Let’s say you’re writing copy about a yoga retreat in Costa Rica and you really […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Harnessing Imagination

What I love most of all when I need to access and hold onto something deeper is a rockin’, heartfelt flow practice with a great soundtrack. So. Listen to Iron & Wine’s Walking Far from Home. I suggest cranking it as loud as you like without irritating your neighbors or your nervous system, and then flow through […]

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Top 5 Ways: Harnessing Imagination

1. Imagination is often based on reality perceived in a different way. Picasso and many other painters who grew famous for their imaginative art actually studied and painted “reality” first (Don’t worry, I won’t go into a diatribe on the subjective quality of reality, although you may, if you wish). One way to harness your imagination is […]

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