Are you a creative individual? If so, how are you using your creativity in this currently challenging time? Today, we’re excited to introduce you to an incredible woman, Alexandra Jamieson. Alex is an artist, a creative, and a phenomenal coach to women who are bringing their creative natures to light and discovering who they want to be. 

Today, Alex talks to us about how to accept that you are creative, how to be creative, and how to keep using your creativity in the challenging situation that we all find ourselves in, right now. She also talks about the new book that she has co-authored with her husband, called Radical Alignment, to help partners communicate more effectively. Stay tuned to find out more!

Alex has done many different things in her career, and for the last twenty years, she has mainly been a coach and a writer. Over the years, there has been a constant evolution of what it means to her to be a writer and a coach. And the specific tools that she uses, and what she talks about, have also been developing and progressing over time. Be sure to listen in today, to find out how Alex uses her creativity to help other women discover their creative sides and find out who they really are.

Show highlights:

  • Alex loves that her work allows her to be very creative and keeps her constantly learning.
  • Recently, there has been a creative spin on the work that Alex is doing to help women to release their inner creativity.
  • Alex talks about where her passion for the creative comes from.
  • Alex was painting watercolor for ten years before anyone else knew she was painting. She discusses why she chose to paint watercolor.
  • Alex believes that every human is creative.
  • We are given a lot of misleading information from a very young age.
  • The responsibility that comes with owning your creativity.
  • The difficulties that women, as creatives, face in our male-dominated society.
  • The arts bring more money into America than agriculture and transportation do.
  • Creative thinking and leadership skills are highlighted as the most important skills for leadership training in corporate America.
  • Creative thinking skills are vital when having to adapt or create new ways of doing things for everyone.
  • Alex is now convinced that her art matters.
  • Talking about grief and creativity.
  • Your feelings are key to finding a clear and creative space within yourself.
  • Alex discusses her morning practice.
  • Having a “bliss spot” for practicing your creativity without interruptions.
  • Keep communicating. It’s very important.
  • Alex shares a great tool for communication, called The All In Method, from her new book, Radical Alignment, which will be coming out in August.
  • To be fully accepted for who you are is truly a great gift!
  • You have to be willing to be bad at something before you get good at it.

Links and resources:

Alex’s website – https://alexandrajamieson.com/ 

For Alex’s values worksheets, go to https://alexandrajamieson.com/values 

Alex on Instagram – @deliciousalex

To get a free chapter of Alex’s new book, Radical Alignment, go to http://www.radicalalignmentbook.com 

Recommended Youtube video – Everything Is A Remix 

Recommended Book: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Steven King