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Creative Power: How Self-Care & Healthy Lifestyle Ignite Success

Creative Power: How Self-Care & Healthy Lifestyle Ignite Success

Update: 2023-06-22


Ingenium Books is back with another podcast episode, discussing the challenge of finding time to write and be creative. But what happens when you prioritize the wrong things and forget about your own self-care? Join hosts Boni and John Wagner Stafford as they share their personal morning habits that have transformed their energy levels, focus, and joy in their work and creativity. But what surprising, life-changing moment prompted their commitment to self-care? Find out in this episode.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Explore how prioritizing self-care and a healthy lifestyle leads to outstanding creativity results.
  • Comprehend the advantages of strategically blocking your calendar for laser-focused creative work.
  • Learn to cultivate a positive thought process that enhances productivity and keeps negative self-talk at bay.
  • Realize how to conquer obstacles and embrace challenges when pursuing your creative passions.
  • Delve into the fascinating world of blending music with writing for an enriched, immersive experience. 
Positive energy, clear thinking, easy thinking. There's not a lot of clutter in my life and everything that I do, then the gym, of course, is interesting. Great habit if you can exercise regularly. —John Wagner-Stafford

Importance of Healthy Habits
Embracing healthy habits is fundamental for creative individuals who want to maximize their potential. A well-balanced lifestyle includes a morning mindfulness and gratitude focus, a nutritious diet, ample sleep, and regular exercise. This not only fuels the body but also cultivates a mindset that is primed for creativity. By maintaining discipline in their daily routine, creative professionals can optimize their productivity while nurturing their overall wellbeing. Boni Wagner-Stafford emphasizes the significance of self-care, specifically by avoiding sugar, artificial sweeteners, and processed foods. Instead, she advocates consuming abundant vegetables and portion control. Adopting these habits has not only given her more energy and focus but has also created a strong foundation for her creative endeavours.

"I always was putting the things I wanted to do, including my own health-focused self-care, last, and it showed. I was quite miserable. I just don't have that feeling anymore." — Boni Wagner-Stafford

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Start your day with a morning routine that includes meditation and personal creative time.
  • Incorporate exercise into your daily routine for increased energy and focus.
  • Prioritize self-care and make time—first—for activities that bring you joy.
  • Consider making dietary changes that support your overall health and well-being.
  • Take time to reflect on your goals and make a plan for achieving them.
  • Consider working with a coach or trainer to help you stay accountable and on track.
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Creative Power: How Self-Care & Healthy Lifestyle Ignite Success

Creative Power: How Self-Care & Healthy Lifestyle Ignite Success

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