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Anyone who has the creative urge & ADD. Share your passion, how you make for time for it and does it help or hinder you ADD.

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Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2013

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Has ADD hindered your creativity, if so in what way?

Started by Jo Ellen. Last reply by Christina Szeman May 14, 2013. 16 Replies

For me, Jo Ellen, I have to be in the mood and then I tend to hyper-focus so much so that I had problems stopping. At one time, I'd be so focused on a project I could go two or three days without…Continue

Welcome to our recently new members

Started by Jo Ellen. Last reply by Jo Ellen Sep 18, 2011. 13 Replies

As the captain of the Artist & ADD group, I would like to welcome Sarah Beth, Jennifer & Jeni to our group. I have tried to keep up with welcoming each and every new member, but sometimes I…Continue

Hi! I'm new to the Artists & ADD group!

Started by Jodi. Last reply by Eunjee Aug 25, 2011. 8 Replies

Hey there ladies, Some of you may have already had discussions with me in the other forums but since I'm new to the "Artists & ADD" group I wanted to introduce myself to those of you I haven't…Continue

Struggling with Creative Block

Started by Jo Ellen. Last reply by KellyB Apr 26, 2011. 31 Replies

I want to open up a discussion about 'creative block', which many artists struggle with off and on during their artistic lives; some more than others. Is it just an ADHD thing? Or does ADHD just make…Continue

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Comment by Jo Ellen on August 19, 2011 at 2:10am

As you can tell my mind works faster then my fingers. I meant to say: Then, stop back here...

And, I will let your in on a little secret. I am not as fearless as I would like to believe I am. It's a goal I have set for myself when it comes to my expressing myself through my art & fiber work.

 

Right now, life has gotten in the way -- long story.

Comment by Jo Ellen on August 19, 2011 at 2:03am

No problem posting to the whole group. New discussions are always welcome. Welcome to both our new members, hiduur & Debbie.

It you have pictures of your artwork, please feel free to start an 'Album' in the photo section of the forum. Let stop back here and let us know what your Album's name is, so we all can take a peek. Also, send out a shout when you have added something new. We all enjoy new 'eye-candy'.

 

Jo Ellen, Towanda, your fearless leader on the Artist & ADD board.

Comment by Debbie on August 18, 2011 at 9:01pm
I think I sent mail to everyone as well.  Still getting my "discussion" legs..
Comment by hilduur on August 18, 2011 at 8:22pm
sorrry i sent you all mail..hadnt seen this nice commentbox...wel now you know im here .... ;)
Comment by Bette on June 7, 2011 at 7:35pm
Reporting in.  I'm currently sitting in my art studio.  No creations yet but at least sitting in here is a start.  I'm feelin' the flow.  Now slowly I'm cleaning my work space.  No pressures, just being present.
Comment by Bette on June 7, 2011 at 11:59am
Kelly, that's great EFT is helping your depression and I think its interesting you've adapted a variation that works for you :))
Comment by KellyB on June 7, 2011 at 11:37am

Thank you Bette that means alot. As i've nt done much lately due to depression. I want to do more. but it's so hard.

I have started using EFT for my depression. in a way i have varied it and it basic. just tap my thigh and repeat postive mantra to myself. it works for me. thatnks for article link.

 

Comment by Bette on June 7, 2011 at 10:26am

Hi Everyone--

Kelly, I love your art!  More, more!! :)

 

Ladies, I recently mentioned the technique called EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and this morning I found an article about a little boy who uses it to help him with his ADHD.  His teacher was so impressed by his improved performance and wanted to know what this tapping was all about!  Read the article about the little boy at:  http://www.eftuniverse.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=ar...

 

Personally, I use EFT for everything now -- anxiety, worry, stress, pain, etc.  Last week I used it to get thru my anxiety of cleaning for a house full of guests and a huge graduation party for my daughter.  It helped me feel calmer so I didn't procrastinate as much as usual.

 

There are alot of personal success stories at this website, too.  I'm trying it because I figure what have I got to lose.  Its time I get on with my life and my art and its so simple, even I can do it every day.  I'm hopeful EFT can work for my art endeavors.  And now that my daughter's graduation is over and guests are gone, I can get serious about tapping specifically for my art and I will share my art successes.

Bette.

Comment by KellyB on June 4, 2011 at 7:43am
Thanks Jess, i'm self taught and done a few evening classes too. Never taken it seriously as a career, i'm too unfocused.
Comment by Nomadd on June 3, 2011 at 11:23am
Hi Kelly - those are great! I love the badger! And all of your paintings are lovely. Keep up the good work!
 

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