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Creative Insights

Along the way, Stan Stewart has learned a few things about creativity. He shares them with you in the hope that you’ll respond with your confirmation or perhaps that your experience is completely different. Both are welcome.

This is also a place where you’ll find some articles about inspiration. After all, that’s an essential part of artistic creativity, too.

A marimba and a saxophone player give a happy vibe as they play on a street corner

Healing Vibe – happy inspirations of all sorts

Inspiration makes me happy. And I don’t believe in limiting my inspirations. When I see a potential new one, I say, “Go for it!” Happy Collaborations Once again, I’m glad to say that there are a number of collaborations in my creative life. I’ve started playing out again, mostly because I started jamming with Rose […]

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Two fluffy duck chicks snuggle together.

There’s Nothing Fluffy About This Audio

When it comes to inspiration, there is no fluff. Inward energy is a great source. So are the (outward) instruments that give sound to musical expression. Fluff Abounds Let’s cut to the chase. “Healing Inergy” is being well received in its pre-release form. Thanks to everyone who has early-on listened, commented, critiqued, or otherwise responded to

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Healthy habits will make you leap for joy just like this person out in the forest.

Habits for Creativity – Investing in Yourself for Improved Mental and Physical Health

Embarking on a new creative project is always exciting, with countless opportunities for you to decide what you want to accomplish and how you’ll pull it off. However, Stan Stewart writes that you might push a project too far in the process—overthinking every creative decision, getting frustrated, and ultimately running out of ideas. In these

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A red, pink, orange sunrise begins to light the sky behind a snow-lined field.

What’s in the works? How to keep moving even when it hurts

Having a broken ankle has changed things. I’m having to take things slow since I’m still on crutches. Staying Home But don’t think for one second that my life is at a standstill. There are always projects around the home. Oh yes, things are still moving. While my mobility is more limited, my spouse is

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