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30 Day Creative Genius Challenge

How Do You Want To Feel?

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 06.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

We have the procedures of achievement upside down. We set our sights on the babe, the boat, the bucks. We get them. Sometimes. They make us happy. Sometimes. We set a goal, we reach it, we feel great. Unless, of course, we feel empty or flustered or anxious that what we're doing isn't working to fill the hole in our soul.

Why Do You Want What You Want?

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 06.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

Are your aspirations a vocational impulse or a competitive sport? Are you trying to impress your dead ancestors or leave your mark on the world?

30 Days To Fire Up Your Creative Genius, Day 4: What's The Current Proportion Of Your Life? (VIDEO)

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

The pursuit of balance is stressing us out. It's a maddening juggle of self, others, career. We're aiming for "equal" parts of exercise, home décor, loverly devotion, career ambition, and family tending--and we wonder why we get sick when we finally take a vacation. Striving for balance will derail your plans for greatness. Do you think that Leonardo da Vinci or Amelia Earhart or Oprah or Richard Branson set out thinking, "I want to live a balanced life"? No way. Their aim was on audacity, full expression, and all the boundaries that they were compelled to break -- like most Creative Geniuses.

30 Days To Fire Up Your Creative Genius, Day 3: What Are You Intensely Interested In? (VIDEO)

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

The word enthusiasm comes from the Greek root entheos, "having the god within." Eckhart Tolle suggests that enthusiasm is the highest form of "awakened doing."

Where Are You Forcing Yourself To Be Better?

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 06.18.2012 | Home
Danielle LaPorte

Would you rather be sufficient or masterful? Would you rather be bright or a freaking supernova? Would you rather be well-rounded or on your own leadi...

Welcome To My '30 Days To Fire Up Your Creative Genius' Challenge: Day 1 (VIDEO)

Danielle LaPorte | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Danielle LaPorte

Creativity is about intention. It's how you work. It's how you show your friends you love them, how you make a house a home, how you wheel a deal, how you bend time. It's how you take an idea and make it into something real, tangible, felt.