The same obstacle that impedes an artist’s creativity will also dull your shine, even if you’re a person with no creative aspirations.

In this episode, I describe 4 situations where an artist’s creativity was challenged by this obstacle. I diagnose the common mistake and share how a similar pattern of thinking can dramatically and detrimentally affect how you show up, no matter what your area of focus is. I don’t want to give this episode away by telling you what the obstacle is ahead of time. Tune in to find out.

When you follow the advice I share at the end of this episode, the quality of what you put out into the world will improve dramatically AND you’ll find yourself feeling more energized and alive.


I’m taking on additional 1:1 clients for custom coaching. I teach you how to make more fulfilling choices with these 5 skills: (1) How to stop following the rules dictated by your parents, your work environment or society at large and immediately start doing more of what you love. (2) Find the answers you need in your body and your intuition. (3) Develop a greater awareness of the way your mind limits or expands what’s available to you. (4) Tap into previously unearthed sources of creativity and ideas inside yourself. (5) Celebrate your unique attributes, ways of processing things and being in the world.

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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner of Ernst & Young in Toronto, where I serviced banks and other large multinationals and led a large group of professionals.

My life expanded when I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint, something I’d always dreamt of doing, but had no reason to believe was possible for me. After a couple years of painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who yearn to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected in their lives every day, and I became certified as a life coach.

I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at GRACE Studio (more formally, the “George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion”) in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. And, of course, producing this podcast for you.