Awakening Creativity

Exploring play, meditation, art and nature with Whitney Freya

Awakening Creativity

Creativity takes many forms and awakening it is different for all of us. Whitney Freya, a self-taught artist who used to never paint, woke her own creativity by releasing perfection and expectations, practicing meditation, and connecting with the natural world.

We really enjoyed the energy Whitney brought to this conversation and there are many nuggets of wisdom and perspective shared. If you’re at all curious about how you can go about engaging with more creativity in your life, kick off your shoes, pop in some earbuds and take a stroll through nature as we explore creative and soulful expression with Whitney Freya.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • 2:22 – Intro: Whitney Freya
  • 4:12 – What does it mean to be a multidimensional being?
  • 11:26 – How do we integrate rational and non-rational ways of being without bypassing either?
  • 14:42 – Techniques for using art to activate the heart and right brain thinking
  • 17:52 – Exploring clarity through creativity and tools
  • 21:10 – Art Play: Shamanic Painting Exercise
  • 30:34 – Learning to live life from a place of play
  • 33:15 – Painting your desired reality with your hands and mind
  • 35:47 – Following and embracing the trail of symbols and inspiration in art and life
  • 45:37 – Feeling into animal medicine
  • 46:27 – Navigating life’s spiraling dance
  • 50:36 – Releasing perfection in art through daily drawing
  • 53:12 – Healthy logical mindsets
  • 57:03 – Where to find Whitney online
What do you want your canvas to say about your life? #art #canvas #creativity #quote
Pessimism has it's place, and far too often it takes priority. Let's flip the script. #optimism #quote
What lens are you looking through? #positivity #perspective #quote

Words-o-Wisdom

Whitney

  • “The multidimensional paradigm is one that’s being offered to us to free our minds, liberate us these perceived limitations and realize we’ve only been trapped by our ideas.”
  • “A multidimensional mindset is not logical… It’s a communication through the heart and intuition.”
  • “We can make the shift from fear to love. It’s just getting out of the linear mindset to make that happen.”
  • “Tips for activating the right brain: paint, meditate, and get outside in nature.”
  • “Which lens are you looking through? Fear or Love?”
  • “Live is an inside-out job, and we’re creating our reality from within.”
  • “We’re here to create our reality.”
  • “Life is the canvas of your soul.”
  • “Put yourself into that state of being to live that wild playground life.”
  • “Paint pictures in your mind of future realities that get you super excited. What’s the worse that could happen? They might come true?”
  • “The power of being open and ready to receive is the best thing you can do.”
  • “It’s not the doing, it’s the being.”
  • “You as the life artist are an infinite being currently expressing itself through this physical being. When you learn to dance with the two, your wildest dreams can come true.”

Lola

  • “It’s not what do I need to do. It’s what I need to stop doing.”
  • “Life, short or long, play is what I want it to be.”
  • “Wild looks differently for everyone.”
  • “Having structures is a good place for logic to live.”
  • “What’s the best that can happen?”

Albert Einstein

  • “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.”

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