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Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, In : Creative Soul Food 
My heart whispered into my ear but I was busy answering the phone.

It waved frantically at my frazzled mind but I was writing out a long to-do list. It thumped against my ribcage trying to get my attention, but I was busy doing laundry.

Then, exhausted by my long day, I sat quietly for a while on the couch, boiled the kettle for a cup of coffee and with multi-coloured koki-pens in hand, started doodling my stresses away.

‘At last!’ my heart said (as my mind relaxed) and sang a song that f...
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Be as free as the bird you were meant to

Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Thursday, December 22, 2011, In : Creative Soul Food 

 This digital "painting" was inspired by a papaya iPad bag I bought in Greyton this's was an awesome experiment with digital watercolour brushes...and I am looking forward to finding techniques that improve the look n feel I was aiming for! Hope you love her too...

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Creative Sensations

Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Thursday, December 22, 2011, In : Creative Soul Food 
So, with 2012 knocking on the door, the Creativity Gym Xmas elves & fairies are hard at work!  We're putting together exciting, meaningful creative treats for you to enjoy this coming year, and will be introducing a new team member to you too. 

I have long believed that to lead a creative life, I need to be... awake!  And so leading my creative life has meant finding out what it takes to stay alert, conscious...not falling asleep.  And I don't mean literally, I mean in those every day ways th...
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Gratitude, Generosity & Art Journaling Party-meets-Workshop Planning

Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Creative Soul Food 
I am realising as I product develop for the end of this year and next that chakra and colour work will be able to be linked into lots of what we do in the upcoming months. Look out for the Gratitude, Generosity and Art Journaling party-come-workshops in November that will rock right across the eastern/western creative practices of chakra/yoga/expressive and intuitive art/ visual journaling/ going green through digital options and gardening/Xmas time/birthdays and more!

What's been my i...

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Soul Food

Posted by Michelle Jacobs on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, In : Creative Soul Food 
So, it's officially my coldest day this winter, and despite being indoors, under a divine blanket with the aircon on full blast, I am feeling the freeze.  While I check my mail, unsubscribe from more spam, and tap into a few online circles I'm a part of, I also have a feeling that a blog is in order.  It's been brewing, like a good pit of divine smelling coffee.
And so, here it is.  Tapping away on plastic, my fingers find a rhythm that creates a stream of action between my thoughts and you.  ...
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Who's MischalaJ?

MischalaJ MischalaJ is an intuitive art and creativity business owner, seasoned corporate facilitator, intuitive creative consultant and coach. She started Creativity Gym to have a physical studio available to develop and teach non-traditional creative ways to be our most happy, alive and powerful selves. Innovative sessions and mini-workshops combine creativity and self development to achieve unusual outcomes...see the Creativity Gym FB page for reviews and products you can do from home from our products page...or book your paintbrush on the "What's Happening" page if you are keen to join me at workshops in Johannesburg!