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Chasing Creative is all about how everyday people can make creativity a priority in their daily lives. We're talking to regular people who have insights and action steps you can take TODAY to make your creative plans happen. Whether you’re squeezing creative pursuits into your kids' naptimes or in the evening after working a 9-5, we're here to give you the inside scoop on how regular people are chasing creative.

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    S4 E9: What Our Creative Spaces Look Like

    Every one of us dreams about having the perfect creative space: it’s got tons of natural light, elegantly potted plants, clear surfaces, and all of our tools within arm’s reach. This is far from reality for most of us, contrary to what Instagram would have you think. Ashley and Abbigail share what their real creative spaces look like, how they could make them better, and tips and tricks you may not have thought of to help you claim your creative space as your own and make it work for you instead of against you.

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    S4 E8: Celebrating Creative Wins

    Today's episode is all about creative wins: what we consider a win in our own lives, why it's so important to acknowledge our accomplishments (big and small), and our favorite ways to celebrate creative wins.

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    S4 E7: Creative Challenges

    It’s hard to work on your own creative projects. You have to find the time, the energy, and the motivation -- and those three rarely live on the same planet for most of us these days. One way to convince yourself -- or maybe trick yourself -- to prioritize your own work and make progress on your creative goals is to join a creative challenge. Ashley and Abbigail discuss the creative challenges that they are aware of, how they’ve helped them on their creative goals, and which ones they’d do again.

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    S4 E6: What We Turn to When Life Gets Full

    We all have our busy seasons in life, whether they're predictable or unexpected. No matter what’s happening in our lives, we still only get 24 hours in each day. In this episode, we’re talking about the tried-and-true resources that fill us up and don’t feel like a time-suck, even when life gets busy.

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    S4 E5: Sharing Your Creativity

    It’s a big topic in the creative world: sharing your work. It’s an issue that creatives of all ages and all experience levels can relate to. It’s scary to put your work out there, but hopefully our conversation in this episode will help you feel more comfortable sharing your creative self with the world.

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    S4 E4: How We Waste Extra Time

    We’ve all done it: said we had no time to get everything done, let alone do something creative. Sometimes, that’s true. And other times, we need to take a look at how we are actually spending those little moments throughout the day and ask ourselves if not having enough time is the issue, or if we are maybe just wasting a little more than we think. Ashley and Abbie fess up on what they spend their “extra” time on - and what they should be doing instead.

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    S4 E3: Seasons of Creativity - A Day in the Life with Abbigail

    We’re continuing to explore the intersection of creativity and daily life with a look at a day in Abbie’s life. Key takeaways include looking at your life as a rhythm rather than a rigid structure, the importance of getting a good night’s sleep, and remembering that we all go through seasons of ups and downs in our creative lives. Listen in to gain new insights and perspectives on your own creative life!

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    S4 E2: Juggling Creativity - A Day in the Life with Ashley

    In this episode, we’re jumping into a day in the life with Ashley as she juggles the urge to be creative with freelance work and being home all day with her two young kids. Key takeaways include starting the day with a peaceful morning and planning to make good use of your most unproductive time of the day. Listen in to gain new insights and perspectives on your own daily routine!

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    S4 E1 - Creative Conversations in Season 4

    Chasing Creative is back for season 4! Tune in to hear more about what we have planned for the upcoming season and find out what we’ve been up to in our creative lives lately.

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    S3 E7: Checking In On Our Creative Goals & What To Expect Next Season

    In our last episode of Season 3 of Chasing Creative, we chat about how our creative projects and goals are going for 2017, what work looks like for each of us, and what we’re going to be doing on our next break. Join us for the conversation!

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