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Welcome to Creativity School, the podcast all about how to tap into your creative potential and put your greatness out into the world! If you feel a calling to do something, make something, or be something more and don’t know how to start or need some motivation to keep going, this is the show for you. Each week, we’ll dive deep into conversation with crazy creative people who are already out there doing amazing things, so you can learn how to do the same. I’m your host, Grace Chon, an internationally acclaimed animal photographer and author, and I believe everyone is creative! I know you can find more fulfillment and joy in life by adding your special something to the world, so let’s get your gifts out there.

Welcome to Creativity School, the podcast all about how to tap into your creative potential and put your greatness out into the world! If you feel a calling to do something, make something, or be something more and don’t know how to start or need some motivation to keep going, this is the show for you. Each week, we’ll dive deep into conversation with crazy creative people who are already out there doing amazing things, so you can learn how to do the same. I’m your host, Grace Chon, an internationally acclaimed animal photographer and author, and I believe everyone is creative! I know you can find more fulfillment and joy in life by adding your special something to the world, so let’s get your gifts out there.

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United States

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Welcome to Creativity School, the podcast all about how to tap into your creative potential and put your greatness out into the world! If you feel a calling to do something, make something, or be something more and don’t know how to start or need some motivation to keep going, this is the show for you. Each week, we’ll dive deep into conversation with crazy creative people who are already out there doing amazing things, so you can learn how to do the same. I’m your host, Grace Chon, an internationally acclaimed animal photographer and author, and I believe everyone is creative! I know you can find more fulfillment and joy in life by adding your special something to the world, so let’s get your gifts out there.

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English

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Episodes

Lesson 71 - Clear Your Creative Blocks Through Energy Work with Missy Toy Ozeas

11/28/2022
What is energy healing and how can you use this modality to release creative blocks and shift closer to the dream, transformation, and manifestation that you desire? This week on Creativity School, I’m talking to Missy Toy Ozeas, an Energy Healer and Transformation Guide. Missy says she did not ever set out to be an energy healer and for most of her life, hid her unusual gifts of being able to see energy and energetic patterns. She eventually left a career in television to become a Healer,...

Duration:01:08:07

Lesson 70 - The Power of a Growth Mindset

11/17/2022
When asked about the number-one ingredient in creative achievement, more than 140 creativity researchers identified growth mindset as the key to success. So what exactly is growth mindset, and how can it help you live to your fullest creative potential? Tune in this week to learn about how traits like intelligence, creativity and the ability to be successful are things that can be cultivated and developed, and how a fixed mindset is actually holding you back from growing and expanding into...

Duration:00:30:30

Lesson 69 - The Magic Path of Intuition

11/8/2022
“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” - Steve Jobs How was I able to go from a science degree and a corporate job, to creating a dream career as an internationally acclaimed animal photographer and author? I learned how to listen to my intuition and have used it to guide me every step of the way! My intuition has truly been my superpower for how I’ve lived such an aligned, creative life...

Duration:00:33:19

Lesson 68 - Grow Your Confidence Through Learning New Things with Justine Tiu

10/27/2022
This week on Creativity School I’m talking to Justine Tiu, co-founder of The Woobles, a company that makes learn-to-crochet kits for complete beginners and helps them build confidence and see their own potential to grow not just in crochet, but in life. Justine shares her story of how she went from working as a User Experience Designer at Google to starting up The Woobles. In just 2 years, Justine has taught 100,000 people how to crochet, sells her crochet kits in retail stores, released a...

Duration:01:05:20

Lesson 67 - Allow Your Truest Gifts and Talents to Shine with Sofia Araya

9/12/2022
Why does sharing our authentic gifts and talents with others oftentimes feel so scary? And what could be possible if we all had the courage to let them out and allow them to shine, even if we feel afraid? This week on Creativity School I’m talking to Sofia Araya, an international spiritual life coach, teacher, and Akashic Records Reader. Sofia shares her story of how she transitioned from a career in interior design to one that has allowed her very unique gifts to develop and shine. We talk...

Duration:01:17:33

Lesson 66 - Take a Chance on Yourself and Say Yes with Sonya Sanford

8/3/2022
How much expansion could be possible in your life if you allowed yourself to stay open to new opportunities (even if you feel completely unqualified) and just said YES? This week on Creativity School I’m talking to my good friend and creative powerhouse Sonya Sanford. Sonya is a multi-passionate creative and a chef, food stylist, food writer, and screenwriter for television and film - all while being completely self taught. She shares her story of how she got started in her various careers...

Duration:01:03:51

Lesson 65 - Why You Must Take Action On Your Ideas

7/12/2022
This week on Creativity School, I share with you how taking action on your ideas allows you to get in touch with the Master Creator that’s within you, by providing the opportunity to practice the alchemy of taking an idea from pure energy into something that’s tangible and real. If you’re someone that struggles with taking your ideas from inside of you and turning them into something more, you won’t want to miss this week’s episode. And if you do the homework I give you this week, I hope...

Duration:00:26:52

Lesson 64 - Staying Courageous and Resilient Through Rejection with Crystal Z. Lee

6/28/2022
How can you find the courage to believe in your work and keep going with it, despite all the obstacles and rejections that come your way? Our guest this week is Crystal Z. Lee, a Taiwanese American bilingual author. Crystal shares her inspiring story of how she went from working in the corporate world to becoming an award winning author despite facing nearly 100 rejections on her journey to being published. Crystal says she always knew deep down since childhood that she wanted to be a...

Duration:00:48:44

Lesson 63 - BEST OF: Building Self Confidence and Resilience with Aimee Hoover

6/7/2022
Today’s episode is for everyone that was told you can’t make money doing what you love, especially as an artist. (I have a feeling this is the majority of us!) The myth of the starving artist is one of the biggest misconceptions there is about creativity. I was told my entire life that I could never make a living with my creative hobbies. But my guest today, Aimée Hoover, has made a successful career as an extraordinary fine artist for 20 years, painting contemporary portraits of animals....

Duration:01:02:31

Lesson 62 - Your Creativity is Not For Everyone

5/31/2022
There’s a part of us that longs for our work to be universally liked by everyone. And when that doesn’t happen, it can feel like THE WORST. But the fact of the matter is, your creativity is not meant for everyone. And if someone doesn’t like your work, you simply didn’t make it for them! We are not here to make work that connects with every single person on the planet. We make work for the people that we are meant to connect with it. Learn why it’s essential that we stop trying to be a...

Duration:00:36:00

Lesson 61 - Summoning the Courage to Be Creative

5/24/2022
This week’s episode is a replay from the Beautiful Possibility podcast by writer and creative coach Gillian Jacob Kieser. I talk about how (and why) we hold ourselves back from going for our dreams, how to summon the courage to be creative, my favorite mindset tips and more! If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out Gillian’s podcast and her new book, 10,000 Doors: Finding your life's purpose through writing. Learn more about Gillian - Instagram | Website | Book | Podcast Thank...

Duration:00:50:03

Lesson 60 - Finding your Unique Creative Magic with Azhelle Wade

5/17/2022
How can you find your unique creative magic and create a career that aligns with everything you love to do? Our guest this week is Azhelle Wade, a talented toy inventor. (What a cool job, right?) Azhelle worked in the toy industry for 10 years at companies like Toys R Us and Madame Alexander, eventually becoming a VP at a toy company. She’s now the host of the Toy Coach Podcast and the founder of Toy Creators Academy, a program that teaches people with no knowledge of the toy industry how...

Duration:00:53:59

Lesson 59 - BEST OF: Manifesting Your Creativity Through the Akashic Records with Helen Vonderheide

5/10/2022
What are the Akashic Records and how can you use them as a tool to reconnect to who you are and manifest your unique creative expression? This week on Creativity School, I’m talking to my teacher Helen Vonderheide, Elite Certified Akashic Records Teacher and Practitioner. Helen gave me my Beginning Practitioner Certification, and I’m thrilled she’s here to teach us all about what the Akashic Records are, and how we can use them to illuminate our path, manifest our creative greatness, and...

Duration:01:15:19

Lesson 58 - Anything is Possible - But Only If You Believe It

5/3/2022
Do you believe that your creative dreams are possible? The very foundation of being able to create and manifest all the things you desire lies in believing that what you want is 100% possible. As Henry Ford says, “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right!” If you don’t believe it’s possible, it will NEVER happen. This week on Creativity School, I explore the importance of belief in the creation process, and why it’s so important for you to believe that what you want is...

Duration:00:37:23

Lesson 57 - OFFICE HOURS: Awakening Your Creativity When You're Feeling Stuck with Listener Jeni

4/26/2022
I’m so excited to have Office Hours on Creativity School this season! Office Hours will feature real conversations I have with you, the listener, where you have the opportunity to get some 1:1 creative coaching so you can breakthrough the beliefs holding you back from living your most authentic and aligned creative life. On today’s episode, listener Jeni says she started life feeling creative, but somewhere along the way her creative desires got put away due to self doubt and imposter...

Duration:00:56:48

Lesson 56 - Turn Your Creative Daydream into Reality with Cathy Zhang

4/19/2022
This week’s episode is an inspiring interview with Cathy Zhang, founder of Easy Sunday Club and "the analytical MBA turned artist." Easy Sunday Club is a product based brand that features her whimsical watercolor art. Cathy is an incredibly prolific artist who has figured out multiple income streams to generate revenue with her art. Incredibly, Cathy is completely self taught and has only been painting for 6 years! She didn't even consider herself a creative until she started painting. She...

Duration:01:01:02

Lesson 55 - Let Your Fears Show You the Way

4/12/2022
You may have heard the quote “Everything you've ever wanted is sitting on the other side of fear.” On this week’s episode of Creativity School, I talk about the 6 pivotal moments in my life when I reached a crossroads and had to make a choice - do I stay stuck where I am, or do I move through my fears and see what unfolds? I share the lessons I learned while confronting some really scary and uncomfortable moments, and how I was able to make these moves every time. I also show you how each...

Duration:00:40:07

Lesson 54 - Releasing the Fear of Failure

4/5/2022
One of the biggest hurdles we experience on this path of creativity is a debilitating fear of failure. Failure often paralyzes us from even starting, and can prevent us from picking ourselves back up when we fall down. But this is all based on the limited way we choose to define what failure actually is. This week on Creativity School, I talk about how failure is simply a matter of perspective. It truly doesn’t have to mean anything negative about what kind of person you are or what kind...

Duration:00:34:03

Lesson 53 - OFFICE HOURS: When Your Overthinking Mind Gets In the Way of Creating

3/29/2022
I’m so excited to have Office Hours on Creativity School this season! Office Hours will feature real conversations I have with you, the listener, where you have the opportunity to get some 1:1 creative coaching so you can breakthrough the beliefs holding you back from living your most authentic and aligned creative life. This week, I have a conversation with Courtney who is a freelance producer for print work, commercials, reality television, and documentary films. What she really wants to...

Duration:00:45:43

Lesson 52 - When People Don't Like Your Work Part 2

3/22/2022
When people don’t like our work it’s the worst, crushing feeling. How can we overcome the negativity and keep showing up to create the things that matter to us? This week on Part 2, I share how to handle the process of overcoming criticism or feeling like nobody likes or cares about your work. I also share the 3 ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS to ask yourself so you can remember how much VALUE and MEANING your work has beyond what other people have to say about it. If you haven’t listened to Part 1, be...

Duration:00:26:40