Letter From Lori: Out of Your Mind (and onto the page)

It’s official. I declare 2012 the Year for Getting Out of Our Minds. Seriously. What better way to ring in a year of such prophetic import? I began my preparation last November by joining 200,000 of my closest friends in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). This is “a month of literary abandon,” in which crazy […]

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Top 5 Ways: Out of Your Mind (and onto the page)

1. Mind map it out. A lot of us are visual thinkers, meaning it’s easier for us to see/visualize images than it is to write words. If this is you, try a mind map. Check out the Creativity Jump-start  for more information on how to create a mind map, and see the pic above for a colorful […]

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Creativity Jumpstart: Out of Your Mind (and onto the page)

Mind map. It sounds like some cool scientific study of meditation, but in reality, “mind map” is the name given to a visual representation/ organization of our thoughts. It’s also a great way for people who are visually oriented (which is most of us!) to start getting ideas out of our minds and onto the […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Out of Your Mind (and onto the page)

Nothing gets me out of my mind better than a sweaty, intense practice. One of my fave songs for rockin’ out the asana is Price Tag, by Jessie J ft. B.o.B. (pictured above).  Click on their happy arm-in-arm photo to listen. Turn up the heat, crank the music and go to it with the suggested 30-45 minute […]

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