I woke up at 6 am and realized that today's painting workshop on color and landscape would be indoors, so we started off with coffee and discussing what we wanted with the day. We came up with an overall theme: The need to let go of perfection and allow yourself to play with creativity and color. We got some inspiration from a master in landscape and color, David Hockney. The day went by so quickly and each one of us tried something that we had never done before, including m
When I was writing my book Create to Flow, I allowed myself time to research flow and creativity. Each month I read a book to understand more. I am a quick reader, but with these books I underlined and reflected on the parts that I found had keys for wellness and performance. Maybe that sounds to make perfect sense, but I am a creative soul. I like to read something, get inspired and create something from it before breakfast. I used to work with graphics when it was still cal
Celebrate your creativity. Don't let it take the backseat in your life. It is the fuel for any transformation that you would like to do. Please, don't put it in the drawer. Look for it everywhere, it is in anything. However simple or clever a well-designed product looks in the finished state, that is far from where the designer starts.
In fashion school I learned about how to fuel your soul with inspiration by turning it inside out, infusing it with your colors and simplifyin
I have created 52 cards to inspire your journey with creative meditations. The card deck Create to Flow has four different categories : Create to Flow, Questions for Reflection, Color Moods, Wisdom Quotes In this blog post I would like to describe one way to use it. After a short meditation I pull one card. Today I had the card titled Alone. I spent some time reading the text and looking at the colors for a short while. I don\t plan what to do, instead I pick the first color
A feeling of gratitude and joy at the bookfair in Karlstad. Finally I can hold the book in my hand and read it on a screen. It is done. Most people that pick it up says that it is heavy and solid. It contains 12 weeks of exercises in meditation, creativity and reflection. The method of creative meditation can be used for many reasons so I have made each chapter a theme that stands on it's own. If you are looking for more focus and concentration do the exercises in Busy to Foc
Why playing can give you the one million dollar idea Professor Matti Bergström has spent his life researching the brain. He is convinced that to be creative we need to protect our "childbrain". This is where the ideas and creativity are born and it is all from play and dreams. So when we say to ourselves or to our children: That is just play or you are just daydreaming we are taking away the importance of the key to creativity and ideas. It is where chaos and order meet that