A collection of inspiring posts for personal development. Consider them thought-provoking pep talks.

Ten Quotes by Women Authors for National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month. To celebrate, here are ten quotes from female authors about wellness. Wellness should be about treating your body and mind with the care it deserves. Life is stressful and complicated, but that doesn’t mean we need to neglect ourselves while dealing with responsibilities. Ten Quotes by Women Authors for National …

Her Flag Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

When visual artist Marilyn Artus realized 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, she knew something both extraordinary and large-scale needed to happen. From the mind of this self-proclaimed “suffrage era nerd” came Her Flag, a nationwide art and travel project that celebrates women winning the right to vote and recognizes the 72-year …

Why Your Teen Should Be Writing a Dream Journal

We know dreams spark inspiration. The creation of Google, the sewing machine, Frankenstein, The Terminator film, and the song “Yesterday” by The Beatles were all conceptualized from a dream. Although these creatives could recall the visions in their night’s sleep, what about those who couldn’t? Dream journals can help your teen remember and encourage them …

Creative Women’s Quotes That Inspire

We live in a society where women and girls are constantly pressured to be perfect. These negatives can lead many down an unhealthy path of self-doubt and can prevent them from pursuing their creative passions. But our girls can push back by learning the stories of women who came before and overcame hardships. The online …

Women Forward International Presents The Vanguard: Engaging The Arts As A Tool For Human Unity

You’d be forgiven for thinking that an organization called Women Forward International (WFI) was concerned with women alone. However, as its President and Executive Director, Kent Davis-Packard explains in her letter of address for the organization’s 2021 The Vanguard event, this is not the case. “The study of sexism opens the door to the understanding …

Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity

Creativity can take many shapes and forms. The following documentaries explore creativity and how a variety of artists channel their inner genius. After all, there is no one definition for what it means to be an imaginative creator. Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Finding Vivian …

Ten Quotes From Amazing LGBTQIA+ Artists

Every June, Pride Month is celebrated to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Today Pride also recognizes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals’ impact on history locally, nationally, and internationally. Below are ten quotes from amazing LGBTQIA+ artists. Ten Quotes From Amazing LGBTQIA+ Artists …

Ten Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists

Since May 1978, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has recognized and honored the contributions, achievements, and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans (AAPI) who have shaped the culture and history of the United States. Below are ten quotes from extraordinary AAPI women artists. Ten Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists “Art …

Overcoming Creative Anxiety: Q&A With Life Coach Karen C.L. Anderson

Karen C.L. Anderson is a master-certified life coach and international bestselling author of several books, including Overcoming Creative Anxiety: Journal Prompts & Practices for Disarming Your Inner Critic & Allowing Creativity to Flow. Anderson corresponded with Girls That Create via email about her book, our Inner Critic and Inner Advocate, and how it all relates …

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2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry. National Poetry Month, launched by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, reminds the public that poets play an integral role in our culture and that poetry matters. Here are ten quotes by women poets to celebrate. Ten Quotes by Women Poets “We all move …

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