In the midst of one of the greatest challenges I’ve ever faced, this simple reminder, that what I’ve been doing during my recovery from surgery is on point, confirms my path and the choices I’ve been making. 29 Ways To Stay Creative is a reminder to nourish ourselves, and prevent self abandonment.
This video has given me a great lift, I anticipate you will also find it affirming. My only substitute is green tea for coffee…
Thank you to my neighbor, Sean Tully, for the link to the video. He’s creative too. http://seantully.com/
Published by Pete Ippel
Pete Ippel, the son of a dancer and a musician, was born in Oak Park, Illinois and has been surrounded by the arts since birth. He moved to Morris, Illinois in 1989 and started to participate in athletics rather than dance. After high school, Pete attended Cornell University where he received a BA in psychology and a BFA in photo / digital art making. He continued to follow his sporting dreams in the high jump, which culminated in a school record leap of 7 feet 1/2 inch in 2001.
In May 2004 he attained an MFA degree in the New Genres department of the San Francisco Art Institute. Presently Pete is a practicing artist whose work is in numerous private collections and has been exhibited in New York, California, and internationally.
Mr. Ippel resides in Working Artists Ventura, a sustainable artist community in southern California. In addition, he teaches art, is a web developer, an active blogger, and still high jumps from time to time.
As a passionate problem solver and a pragmatic optimist, Pete’s art and his life are full of exciting challenges.
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This is a fantastic video, but there are a few contradictions.
One of the tips is to stay away from the computer. How else could I have watched the video?
Why is making lists in the top 10 things to do, and finishing something the last? Yah, I get it. The last point being that one ought to finish stuff. But, why not say it right after making lists?
How do you like your new nickname? http://payam.minoofar.com/2011/08/01/my-dinner-with-bjorn-borg/
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