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get-still

 

**For all meditations or visualizations make sure you are in a comfortable spot, possible laying down. Make sure the room is a comfortable temperature. Be sure to write down what you saw.

 

7 League Boots Meditation: A Meditation originally from Martha Beck on visualizing communing with your guides (your essential self) to solve a problem blocking you from your intentions. Use this to help you figure out what’s blocking you from creating your best life.

 

Optimal Future Self Meditation: A visualization originally from Nancy Napier to visualize your optimal future self after you have achieved your intention or goal. It is a great practice to feel in your body what it would feel like to have the very thing you want.

 

 

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artist/ creator/ healer

Bio Work

Find your vocabulary- An Exercise to tell people who you are as an artist

 

BIO WORKSHOP- Tell your story with confidence + authenticity. Find a vocabulary for why you do the work you do. Show up with integrity + honesty.

 

DEFINE YOUR MISSION

This is your credo.

What’s your thing + who are your people?

I help to serve X so that Y does Z

 

EXAMPLE: I help kick start other artists so they can confidently tell their story to find an authentic connection with their audience.

 

THE USUAL SUSPECTS (What must be included in your Bio)- Answer these questions.

John R. Math, Lightspacetime.com 

  1. Anyone or anything that has influenced your work as an artist.
  2. Any education or training in the field of art.
  3. Any related experience in the field of art.
  4. A summary of the your artistic philosophy.
  5. Any artistic insights or techniques that are employed by you.
  6. A short description of what you would like to accomplish with your art.
  7. Contact information. How can you be reached?

 

THE HIDDEN GEMS (Help formulate your philosophy)- Answer these questions.

Danielle Laporte, The Firestarter Sessions

 “Radiate your passion + clearly state the facts of what that passion generates = happy self- promotion.” – DL

  1. What do you know to be true, unquestionably beyond doubt, certain with every cell of your being, completely, passionately, righteously certain?
  2. What was the dumbest thing you used to believe in? What changed your mind?
  3. What do you know the most about?
  4. Why do you do what you do?
  5. One word: Breakthrough. What comes to mind?
  6. What has been one of the most memorable experiences in your career?
  7. What global policy, credo, practice, or law would you like to decree?
  8. What experience tested your mettle but made you a better person?
  9. Finish this sentence: “It’s a good day when…”
  10. When is the last time you thought, “Yes! That person has got it going on!”?
  11. What question in your life has made the biggest impact on you?
  12. What are you positively addicted to?
  13. What is the best advice you were given in terms of business?
  14. What is the most common life advice that you give to friends?
  15. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word devotion?
  16. What are you most interested in?
  17. What are you incredibly grateful for?
  18. What is your form of service to the world?

 

KNOW THYSELF + KNOW THY AUDIENCE

 Answer all the questions truthfully to find a vocabulary to explain your art.

  1. Do some research on the space/ gallery/ show/ collaborator to know what they offer and in what they specialize.
  2. See if that resonates with you in a positive way. Are you excited and feel shackles off about the prospect for collaborating with, working with, showing at X?
  3. Proceed with passion based, values driven, unabashedly proud self promotion.

DEFINE YOUR CREDO. CREATE A VOCABULARY. BE HONEST AND AUTHENTIC. RADIATE YOUR PASSION. KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE. FIND CONNECTION.

 

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