Follow Your Creative Spirit

taught by Julianne Davidow

Course description

Do you feel a yearning to create something of meaning and value? Perhaps you do, but you may not know where to begin or how to keep going once you've started. This yearning comes from a deep place, a place of mystery and depth. We don’t know where it begins, and we don’t always know where it is taking us, yet we sense that it holds the answer to our fulfillment.

During the Renaissance, and in ancient Greece and other cultures, philosophers believed in a divine, interconnected universe. Each person was said to be a microcosm of this universe, born with a guiding spirit, talent, or source of inspiration—a destiny that we are here to fulfill.

Follow Your Creative Spirit will provide methods to help your connect with your creative spirit, gain courage to follow its call, and develop tools to find the way to make the creative spirit an intrinsic part of your day-to-day experience, so you can bring your gifts to the world.


*Discover your personal myth, the meaningful moments in your life story.
*Do what you love. Use both your joyful and your challenging experiences in your creative work.
*Find mentors to guide you.
*Set goals to transform your dream into a destination.
*Create habits so that your work will develop over time.
*Gain inspiration from the still voice within.
*Make sacred space and time for your work.
*Encounter your creative spirit.
*Develop perseverance and stay on the path.

Julianne Davidow
Julianne Davidow
Certified Coach, Teacher, Author

Julianne Davidow is a certified coach (addmindfulness.com), college writing teacher, and author (juliannedavidow.com). She coaches on attention, creativity, and career.

Julianne's first book: Outer Beauty, Inner Joy: Contemplating the Soul of the Renaissance (foreword by renowned author Thomas Moore) was published in 2010. Her next book is an historical novel that takes place in Renaissance Venice. Julianne’s essays and articles have appeared in various literary journals and online and print magazines. She has also been a photographer and her work has been shown in exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe.

info@addmindfulness.com


Reviews (5)

Follow Your Creative Spirit

by Carolyn Bistrian
This is one of the most inspiring courses on the creative life I've ever experienced. Julianne's course is articulate, encouraging, intelligent, informative, and truly caring - - a special and wonderful work!

by Francesca L
I loved this course! I found it very helpful , well structured and easy to navigate. I am happy I can put it to use with other teachings I have learned. Julianne is a terrific instructor. Thank you!

Inspiring and motivating

by Cristina Lanza
I really enjoyed the course. It inspired me to start a project I've been thinking about and gave me practical ways to work on it.
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Follow Your Creative Spirit

by Carolyn Bistrian
This is one of the most inspiring courses on the creative life I've ever experienced. Julianne's course is articulate, encouraging, intelligent, informative, and truly caring - - a special and wonderful work!

by Francesca L
I loved this course! I found it very helpful , well structured and easy to navigate. I am happy I can put it to use with other teachings I have learned. Julianne is a terrific instructor. Thank you!

Inspiring and motivating

by Cristina Lanza
I really enjoyed the course. It inspired me to start a project I've been thinking about and gave me practical ways to work on it.

Inspiring, practical, and insightful

by John Ewing
I really enjoyed this course! Julianne's approach is very useful -- the background piqued my interest to read more about the Renaissance. Those figures are so inspiring. But what I really appreciated was getting the practical tips on how to develop creatively and achieve goals in my own life, particularly the material on gaining knowledge, mentors, habits, and her wonderful "SMART goals" guide -- that is gold! I think this concrete, practical approach is a great way to not only achieve goals but to build a foundation of confidence for developing and growing creatively. Beyond that, her insights into the creative spirit are profound, namely, her thoughts on "encounter" and "perseverance." All of this great info is delivered in a simple and direct way, with Julianne's calm, welcoming presence and voice. I feel refreshed and focused. As she says, "how we live demands creativity" -- I'm ready to go!

by maria L
Thank you, Julianne! Your course was so inspirational and helpful. I found the tools you provide to be so useful in my own creative process. M.L.