with host artist Miriam Schulman
Managing anxiety is something that every creative person needs to do, and with me today is therapist and creativity coach Dr. Eric Maisel.
One of the anxiety management techniques that we talk about in this episode includes affirmations.
So, I’ve gathered up a brand new list of 10 affirmations to decrease creative anxiety for you to use in your meditation practice or to put in your art journal. To get your hands on this, look below in this blog post for your FREE 10 Affirmations to Decrease Creative Anxiety!
In this podcast, you will discover…
- Lies we tell ourselves that mask our anxiety.
- Why procrastination is an anxiety state.
- Why creative people need to learn to deal with their anxiety rather than avoid or deny it.
- Eric Maisel Solutions
- Eric Maisel’s Books
- Eric Maisel’s Amazon Author Page
About Eric Maisel
ERIC MAISEL, PhD
Eric Maisel, PhD. is the author of more than fifty books and a noted thought leader in the movement known as critical psychology. His books include Overcoming Your Difficult Family, Rethinking Depression, The Future of Mental Health, Helping Survivors of Authoritarian Parents, Siblings and Partners, Humane Helping, Helping Parents of Diagnosed, Distressed and Different Children (Routledge, 2019) and Unleashing the Artist Within (Dover, 2019). Dr. Maisel is a retired family therapist, active creativity coach, and critical psychology advocate. He writes the Rethinking Mental Health blog for Psychology Today, lectures nationally and internationally, provides keynotes for organizations like the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry, and facilitates deep writing workshops around the world. You can learn more about his workshops, trainings, books and services at www.ericmaisel.com.
About the host, Miriam Schulman
In case we haven’t met yet, I’m a watercolor and mixed media artist. My art has been featured in numerous publications such as Somerset Studio, and I’m the founder of The Inspiration Place where I give my students stepping stones to create beautiful art as well as the emotional support they need to stay inspired. See the art I create at art.SchulmanArt.com or learn how to paint with me at TheInspirationPlace.net
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Listener shout out of the week!
“I love these podcasts! Miriam offers a myriad of inspiring experts who in turn offer brilliant tips and strategies to creatives, whether in their art, in their lifestyles, relationships and businesses. Being a creative does not necessarily focus on creating art itself, it is the art of being creative and to create a better life for yourself and for others. After all, aren’t we all creative beings whether we can paint or not?”
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