Never Wear Boring Socks 006: Creativity

This week Anna and Maria talk about creativity, and they both have a quite a lot to say about it...so much, in fact, that it was agreed there will definitely be more episodes on this topic in the future. The cousins discuss the benefits of creativity, what counts as creativity (hint: it doesn’t have to be painting or writing a novel!), what it means to identify as a creative person, dealing with judgment from yourself and others, doing creative work as a career, and how Anna and Maria’s relationships to their creative outlets have changed over time. Also, Maria’s recent experience getting out of a creative rut leaves Anna hopeful and with some practical takeaways. Plus, a fun call to action to our listeners at the end of the episode!

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Never Wear Boring Socks 005: Music, Travel, and the Creative Process with Monica Hunter-Hart

In this episode, we're thrilled to welcome our very first guest, Monica Hunter-Hart! Monica is a talented musician and a truly wonderful person, and Anna and Maria had a great time talking to her. There's a lot of discussion about music, songwriting, and the creative process, and Monica also talks a bit about her travels and how her experience in Turkey influenced the way she thinks about music.

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Never Wear Boring Socks 002: PMA (Positive Mental Attitude)

In the second episode of Never Wear Boring Socks, Anna and Maria discuss the concept of PMA, otherwise known as Positive Mental Attitude. They talk about what practices they use to cultivate PMA, how it has impacted their lives, the power of choice, and how the benefits of PMA relate to their overall goal of living intentionally and creatively. 

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