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Alexandria - The Stuck Creative Meetup

Learn How To Self-Coach to Get That Book, Painting, Screenplay, Idea, Invention or Any Other Project Started and Done

Got a project shoved away in the drawer and you can't pick it up again? Don't have a project but know you want to do more with your life?

Getting projects done is tough work, especially if they are something that is an "add-on", meaning that this project is something we want to do when our regular life things are under control and done---our job, household stuff, visiting with friends, family, and pets, etc, etc., etc. When and how can we ever get down to our projects!?

Learn the secrets of overcoming:

  • the challenges we face every time we start (or restart) a project
  • our worse enemy, our inner critics
  • distractions
  • overwhelm
  • no time
  • not knowing where to start
  • common ways of thinking that are really dead-end ways of approaching your project
  • lack of focus while you work and when you don't work
  • lack of self-discipline and persistence (these are different skills)

Learn the secrets of building:

  • upon your strengths and values
  • your ability to work with others to get your project done
  • your ability to create a strong vision of what you want to do
  • your ability to discover your own pace
  • your ability to keep your project "top of mind"
  • your ability to find creative time here and there
  • and more

Learn the secrets of getting started and staying going from the emerging field of Creativity Coaching. Creativity Coaching can help anyone---aspiring writers, painters, magicians, quilters, to hobbyist photographers---you name it, anyone who takes on special projects and wants to get the darn things done. This is a practical, down-to-earth support group filled with: exercises, tips, resources, presentations.

Each meeting will start with a short presentation. That will be followed by a discussion, exchange of ideas and encouragement.

More About The Stuck Creative:

Curious but not sure if you want to attend a meeting?  Get a flavor of what we do and discuss at The Stuck Creative Blog.  Go to:

Group Leader: Gary Goodwin has been trained by Eric Maisel, the father of Creativity Coaching and by other coaching experts. In addition to these skills, he has had training in tools important to peak performance such as imagery, performance psychology, the psychology of change, positive psychology, and has been trained in how to spot barriers to creativity such as anxiety, depression, frustration, and low self-confidence.

Free ($5 donations are appreciated). Open to all as a drop-in meeting. No registration is needed. For more info, e-mail: [masked]

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  • Fred

    A good meetup. It was good to exchange ideas and frustrations with open, accepting people with the same creative goals.

    1 · July 28, 2013

  • Ann M.

    I won't be able to make it until 11:30 - if that would be too disruptive, let me know and I'll change RSVP. thanks

    July 26, 2013

  • Aida G.

    Glad that this meeting is this early.

    July 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was scheduled to work. Boo!

    July 17, 2013

  • George R

    Going to Bethesda meeting

    July 10, 2013

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