Developing Creativity in Our Kids (and Ourselves) – Elsie Ritzenhein, Author, Awakening Your Creative Voice

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)

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