Creativity! What could be more important as we set our kids up to live their best lives? I believe creative is at the very heart of who we are as human beings. It’s why we’re here — and it’s the key to expressing our truest selves.
In this episode, we talk with Elsie Ritzenhein, an expert in creativity and author of Awakening Your Creative Voice: Women in a World of Possibility. Elsie shares with us from her more than 50 years of experience as an educator and leadership consultant.
In this episode, we talk about:
- How the arts – music, dance, and visual arts – are proven to help kids more effectively integrate what they learn in their academic studies
- Four key concepts and practices for building your creative muscle – intuition, both/and, mindfulness, and improvisation – and how to cultivate them with kids
- The importance of play and risk-taking
Links so you can explore more:
Elsie Ritzenhein Website
Awakening Your Creative Voice: Women in a World of Possibility (Amazon link)