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Creativity is something we all use everyday whether we realize it or not. The Sustaining Creativity Podcast is an interview style podcast where different perspectives of creativity, tips, tools and creative experiences are shared, explored and digested.

Creativity is something we all use everyday whether we realize it or not. The Sustaining Creativity Podcast is an interview style podcast where different perspectives of creativity, tips, tools and creative experiences are shared, explored and digested.


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Creativity is something we all use everyday whether we realize it or not. The Sustaining Creativity Podcast is an interview style podcast where different perspectives of creativity, tips, tools and creative experiences are shared, explored and digested.




Sheila Farragher-Gemma

Creativity through the lens of an Entrepreneure and Business Owner "Creativity is about finding solutions to help me get where I want to be." Sheila Farragher-Gemma moved to the states in 1989 for a job in Boston. She figured she would stay a few years before returning home to Ireland, but 30 years later, with a husband, two children, and a handful of successful businesses under her belt, she may be here to stay. Sheila has an entrepreneurial spirit which lead her to the world of...


RJ Sterling

Creativity through the lens of a vocational school teacher in a maximum security prison "Being creative to me is trying to find the solutions to problems that might work a little bit better than what's out there." R.J. works inside one of the largest maximum-security prisons in the north eastern part of the United States. He began his corrections career nearly 20 years ago as a corrections officer and has listened for thousands of hours to hundreds of incarcerated men's stories. Despite...


Reyna Marder Gentin

Creativity through the lens of an author "It's more important to not judge yourself on what it means to be creative." Reyna Marder Gentin grew up in Great Neck, New York. She attended college and law school at Yale. For many years, she practiced as an appellate attorney with a public defender's office before turning to writing full time. Reyna has studied at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, and her work has been published widely online and in print. Her debut novel,...


Mike Acker

Creativity through the lens of an executive and communication coach "Creativity means generating something new." Mike Acker is an executive and communication coach, a keynote speaker, and the author of four books including the bestselling Speak With No Fear, which has appeared on numerous booklists even getting designated as the #1 book on overcoming fear of speaking on Mike passionately coaches business professionals to lead and speak with confidence. In presentations, he...


Tim Ringgold

Creativity through the lens of a music therapist, author and podcast host "For me creativity is not linked to being artistic. When I'm in creativity I"m not in the past or the future, I'm in the moment of creativity." Tim Ringgold is a board certified music therapist, columnist, author, host of the Reduce Your Stress podcast and the Stress Elimination Summit. He has provided music therapy to thousands of teens and adults to help them lower anxiety and reduce pain. Tim is also an award...


Dr. Morissa Schwartz

Creativity through the lens of a best selling author and entrepreneur "It's important to recognize creativity is a process." Dr. Morissa Schwartz is the Founder and CEO of Dr. Rissy’s Writing & Marketing and GenZ Publishing, LLC. is a marketing and writing company ranked #1 in PR and top ten in Social Media and SEO for New York and New Jersey on Thumbtack. GenZ Publishing is a publishing company that has produced six Amazon bestsellers. Dr. Rissy has been featured on...


Robert A. Belle

Creativity through the lens of a champion or creativity, ambassador of wellness and a pursuer of excellence "Creativity is about searching for information and combining it" Robert A. Belle is a transformational speaker, mentor and ACCA Qualified Accountant. He helps people who feel stuck in their career or life journey to break away from the “norm” and find new paths that reveal their true value. He has shared his secrets of creative success at his numerous speaking engagements as well as...


Catherine Cantey

Creativity through the lens of leadership coach, tenacious connector and recovering banker "Creativity is freedom, flexability, solving problems and making progress, and that can be anything from renovating houses to coaching." Catherine is a tenacious connector and recovering banker. She is a leadership coach helping high potential managers turn into senior leaders. And her sales program, for business to business selling, is creating exceeding results. Catherine is a wife and mom, and...


Nik Sheasby

Creativity Through the lens of a roamer, wanderer and old soul "Seeing the mundane and making it something facinating" I am Nik, a roamer and wanderer... an old soul looking for new adventure... constantly trying to challenge myself to open my mind and my heart... spreading love and humanity to a world that desperately needs it... Instagram... @wanderlustmoonduo / @thebeautifullyhumanpodcast Twitter... @wanderlustmoon2 / @beautifullyhpod Facebook......


Michael Lee

Creativity through the lens of an expert in the mindset of Creativity and Innovation "Creativity is the ability to think differently from yourself." Michael is a transformational coach, trainer, teacher, speaker, writer, and expert in the mindset of Creativity and Innovation. He is an internationally accredited Master of Creativity and Innovation Coaching and Master NLP Practitioner as well as a certified Executive Coach, Thought Leader Coach, Abundance Coach and Life Coach. He is also a...



Creativity through the lens of a Life Coach "When you are creative you are in the flow" Kimilu has been guiding growth-seekers and heart-centered leaders through individual and corporate well-being programs and workshops since 2010. She received her certification at the Bennet Stellar University then was initiated with “Angels” at the Spiritual Unfoldment Network in Manhattan, New York City. She also trained at Urban Breath New York for BioDynamic Breathwork, practiced meditation at The...


Alison Rothman

Creativity through the lens of a Body-Centered, Holistic Coach and Podcast host "Creativity is about showing up more fully in my life." Alison Rothman MA CYT, is a Body-Centered, Holistic Coach utilizing her extensive studies, experience, and first-hand knowledge of the capacity within the human body and spirit to heal. Alison provides clients with the ability to access their inner resources and release debilitating life patterns in order to reclaim their body, mind, heart, and soul...


Dr. Keith Bell

Creativity through the lens of a Holistic Health and Integrative Medicine Doctor "Change is a constant and I can participate in creating my change. Creativity is harnessing the energy of change." Dr. Keith Bell, DACM, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of holistic health and integrative medicine. For over two decades, he has provided clinical care to thousands of people seeking to optimize their health and wellness with acupuncture, East Asian medicine, positive...


Brian Bogert

Creativity through the lens of a Human Behavior and Performance Coach "I've always been a really creative problem solver.....The vehicle for which my creativity comes out looks a little less traditional than others." Brian Bogert is a passionate human behavior and performance coach, speaker, business strategist, top sales professional and philanthropic leader who believes in helping growth-minded individuals achieve the best version of themselves: their most authentic selves. Brian...


Nicole Heriot-Mikula

Creativity through the lens of an Entrepreneur and Owner of BringtheHoopla "Creativity changes form and is about taking risks, ignoring any doubt you have and diving into what feels right." Nicole Heriot-Mikula was born and raised in Shelton, graduated with a BFA from The Hartt School of Music (U of Hartford) and pursued her dreams in music theatre in NYC for 10 years. She returned home in 2011 to begin a new journey that allowed her to embrace the things she was passionate about including...


Svea Vikander & Jozefien Buydens Art Crush International

Creativity through the lens of a journalist and textile artist "Creativity is more of a process of experimenting with the world." - Seva "Creativity is a proces and sometimes it comes and goes" - Jozefien Svea Vikander is a Swedish-Canadian journalist and writer. A former therapist, she is now working on her second graduate degree—this time in journalism. Svea lives in a Sámi community in Arctic Norway and makes a mean reindeer blood pancake. Find her at or on Twitter...


Crystal McLain

Creativity through the lens of a Licensed Massage Therapist, Self-Care Coach and Artist. "There are three pieces to creativity. Let go of your inner critic and drop your ego, see things as they are and then be curious." Crystal McLain is a Licensed Clinical Massage Therapist, Self-Care Coach, and Artist who has dedicated her life to creating Self-Care Independence. She's been on both sides of the coin, having lived with several physical and emotional traumas, self destructive behaviors,...


Mabel Benita

Creativity through the lens of a content creator and host of the SQUASH Podcast. "Creativity is putting your imagination in to something physical." Mabel Benita, is in her early twenties, she is a content creator, and enthusiastic about self growth, and talking to people who are openminded. She is the host of the SQUASH podcast and she is always ready to learn. Instagram@ Thesquashpodcast Facebook @ The SQUASH Website @


Dr. William Jackson

Creativity through the lens of a Clinical Health Psychologist and former Buddhist Monk "Creativity has the compassionate alleviating suffering aspect to it. How you organize reality in your own thoughts and then portray that to others.” Dr. William Jackson is a clinical health psychologist and a former Buddhist Monk with 20 years of experience in mindfulness based meditation. He is the founder of SkillfulMeans LLC and creator of the online meditation program The SkillfulMeans...


Nicole Wichinsky

Creativity through the lens of a Talent Agent. "Creativity is finding a way to answer a problem." Nicole Wichinsky is a Senior Theatrical Agent for Stewart Talent in New York City, where she represents clients for Theatre, Television, and Film. Nicole has a Bachelor's degree in Film, and a Master's Degree in Educational Theatre. In addition to her over 16 years career as an agent, Nicole can be found teaching classes in business for actors, actor packaging, improvisation, acting, and...