Need A Muse? Want to Create But You Think You Are Too Old??

This post was written by Valerie on June 21, 2012
Posted Under: Grandma Quotes

Check out the Muse is In

Sunday July 1, 2012 
11:30am – 6:30pm

 Spend a full day in a beautiful ocean-view panoramic, flower-filled private setting in Encinitas unleashing your creative jones and opening energy centers for a health-filled, joy-magnetizing summer.

with Awe-manac Author, Jill Badonsky
and Energy Mavin, Lisa Jaffee

To register, email

Cost: $107      prepaid before June 21st

  • $112      after June 22nd or at the door

The value exceeds the cost and includes:

  • awakened      creativity for fulfillment and delight
  • energy      work for more energy to do what you love
  • gourmet      healthy lunch
  • martinis      (and non-alcoholic spirits) & snacks
  •  materials & other goodies,
  • and new  friends (priceless).

Bring a journal, art pens.
This is a small venue so enrollment is limited to nine people (or 18 midgets).

Creative Thunder:  Renew Your Inspired Self

  • Partake      in activities to renew your creative spirit and unleash stuck energy

Light up the Sky:

  • Play with Art and Writing to Find Your Creative Voice (no experience  necessary)- Including easy but amazing Visual Journaling techniques, generating writing ideas, and/or creativity for it’s own  reward.


  • Music to  Elicit Creative Imagination and New Ideas
  • Laugh –   these two women are wacky


  • Breathwork  and Inspiration to Open Your Creative Centers

Take Home:

  • A  toolkit designed to keep you going creatively to breakthrough doubt,      procrastination, overwhelm and other pesky stuckednesses.
  • New  connections with kindred spirit.
  • One free month in Jill’s on-line writing club.
  • A  Muse-powered pen

Soo hope to see you there – have missed seeing many of you! With lightning rod in hand,Jill

The Muse is IN works with: Artists, writers, stand-up comics, performers, storytellers, film-makers, photographers, actors, crafters, and any individuals wanting one on one creativity coaching, workshops, or publications to overcome blocks to their creative call or simply to create more pleasure and joy in their lives. Through The Muse is In techniques and tools, thousands have found their way through challenges such as procrastination, perfectionism, overwhelm, fears, self-sabotage, lack of direction and focus, loss of inspiration, difficulty finding time for creative passion, lack of support and general crankiness related to not doing their creative stuff. Our specialty is blocked, resistant, and rebellious creative types. Cranky people seem to be less cranky with us as well.

Groups and organizations needing a dynamic, practical and entertaining training, workshop, or keynote speech to provide fresh information on applying creativity to a flourishing business, prolific art, writing, or resourcefulness, delight and fulfillment in living life daily.

email for more information.

Anyone wanting more creativity in their lives through classes, workshops, teleconferences, products and newsletters that move you through creative blocks.

This website is dedicated to inspiring you, providing you with opportunities to prosper creatively, laughter to keep life as light as possible, and unprecedented information on the creative process. Okay then.. that’s about enough of that dribble.

For a monthly dose of creative information, sign up for the free Muse Flash. See who “the Muse” is by scrolling below the illustration which she insisted on inserting here.

Who is the Muse? Jill Badonsky, M.Ed., is an internationally recognized workshop leader, keynote speaker, creativity-coaching pioneer, illustrator, and humorist. She has creatively consulted with national magazines, filmmakers, comedians, artists, writers, women in business, and spiritual groups through-out the country. Her background is in occupational therapy, writing, marketing, educational media and instructional design. She writes a monthly column for Creativity Portal and is editor of the monthly Muse Flash.

Jill is a certified Yoga teacher; teaching yoga in corporations, spas, retreats, and prisons for over 20 years. She teaches a Vinyasa flow of Hatha poses augmented with suggestions that help participants discover their inner Muse by quieting the mind and experiencing the metaphor of creativity that exists when they stretch, twist and free the body.

Jill is founder and director of Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching – an unprecedented model for coaching resistant, blocked, and sensitive creative people or anyone experiencing procrastination, overwhelm or other blocks to positive changes. She is author of The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard): 10 Guides to Creative Inspiration for Artists, Poets, Lovers, and Other Mortals Wanting to Live a Dazzling Existence and the award-winning, The Awe-manac: A Daily Dose of Wonder from Running Press. She wrote and performed the one woman show, I Can’t Always Handle Reality, But It’s Really the Only Place to Get a Good Cup of Coffee. Jill lives in the San Diego with two cats and a bougainvillea.

“Jill is an awesomely gifted creative guide! Her vivacious art, words and work are creative accelerators, and I enjoy her book, The Awe-Manac: A Daily Dose of Wonder. I go to her site to experience a high creative vibration.”
– SARK, author and illustrator of many books.

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