Topics We Explored:
- How creativity often emanates from a dark place
- Why people who are in the fall/winter of their lives are reluctant to pursue creativity
- What three tips and strategies can help parents lean out of old routines
- How things have shifted from “career world” to “project world”
- When the words change and fine are dirty words
- Why changing our self-talk can affect how we feel about getting older
- How releasing some of our possessions can allow for growth
“Before you lean into your own life, you have to lean out of other people’s.” – Mary Fran Bontempo (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Creative Giant Campfire Facebook Group
- Welcome to Project World
- The Woman’s Book of Dirty Words by Mary Fran Bontempo
- The Upside of Your Darkside by Todd Kashdan
- The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
- Episode 20 with Jennifer Boykin
- Episode 15 with Lucy Pearce
About Mary Fran Bontempo:
Mary Fran Bontempo is an author, speaker, and humorist who teaches women how to control their most powerful influence: self-talk. Author of The Woman’s Book of Dirty Words and Not Ready for Granny Panties—The 11 Commandments for Avoiding Granny Panties, Bontempo proves that small changes in self-talk yield big life changes, allowing women to be positive, productive, and vital in a rapidly changing world. Bontempo is a Huffington Post contributor and regular columnist for multiple websites, and her work has been honored by the Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop and Humor Press, among others. She is a frequent media guest and speaker, and audiences delight in her empowering and entertaining message.
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