62 episodes

Welcome to Creativity School, the podcast all about how to tap into your creative potential and put your greatness out into the world!

If you feel a calling to do something, make something, or be something more and don’t know how to start or need some motivation to keep going, this is the show for you.

Each week, we’ll dive deep into conversation with crazy creative people who are already out there doing amazing things, so you can learn how to do the same.

I’m your host, Grace Chon, an internationally acclaimed animal photographer and author, and I believe everyone is creative! I know you can find more fulfillment and joy in life by adding your special something to the world, so let’s get your gifts out there.

Creativity School Grace Chon

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 101 Ratings

Welcome to Creativity School, the podcast all about how to tap into your creative potential and put your greatness out into the world!

If you feel a calling to do something, make something, or be something more and don’t know how to start or need some motivation to keep going, this is the show for you.

Each week, we’ll dive deep into conversation with crazy creative people who are already out there doing amazing things, so you can learn how to do the same.

I’m your host, Grace Chon, an internationally acclaimed animal photographer and author, and I believe everyone is creative! I know you can find more fulfillment and joy in life by adding your special something to the world, so let’s get your gifts out there.

    Summoning the Courage to Be Creative

    Summoning the Courage to Be Creative

    This week’s episode is a replay from the Beautiful Possibility podcast by writer and creative coach Gillian Jacob Kieser. I talk about how (and why) we hold ourselves back from going for our dreams, how to summon the courage to be creative, my favorite mindset tips and more!
    If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out Gillian’s podcast and her new book, 10,000 Doors: Finding your life's purpose through writing.
    Learn more about Gillian - Instagram | Website | Book | Podcast
     
     
    Thank you so much for listening.
    If you're interested in being on an Office Hours episode with me for some 1:1 creative coaching so you can start manifesting your wildest creative dreams, fill out this form.
     
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    • 50 min
    Finding your Unique Creative Magic with Azhelle Wade

    Finding your Unique Creative Magic with Azhelle Wade

    How can you find your unique creative magic and create a career that aligns with everything you love to do?
    Our guest this week is Azhelle Wade, a talented toy inventor. (What a cool job, right?) Azhelle worked in the toy industry for 10 years at companies like Toys R Us and Madame Alexander, eventually becoming a VP at a toy company. She’s now the host of the Toy Coach Podcast and the founder of Toy Creators Academy, a program that teaches people with no knowledge of the toy industry how to get their own toy and game ideas to market.
    Azhelle talks all about how she found her way into the toy industry, what motivated her to quit her corporate job to become the Toy Coach, and the highs and lows of creative entrepreneurship. Azhelle also shares with us her “Puzzle of You” concept - how she found her unique creative career by bringing together different pieces of her life, figured out how they all fit together, and then assembled them into something meaningful not just for herself but for others.
    As Azhelle says, “You don't have to be an expert at everything. You just have to be an expert on the life that you choose to lead.” Listen this week to hear more inspirational nuggets of wisdom on how to find your own creative magic just by being you!
     
    Learn more about Azhelle - Instagram | Toy Creator’s Academy
     
    Thank you so much for listening.
    If you're interested in being on an Office Hours episode with me for some 1:1 creative coaching so you can start manifesting your wildest creative dreams, fill out this form.
     
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    • 54 min
    Lesson 59 - BEST OF: Manifesting Your Creativity Through the Akashic Records with Helen Vonderheide

    Lesson 59 - BEST OF: Manifesting Your Creativity Through the Akashic Records with Helen Vonderheide

    What are the Akashic Records and how can you use them as a tool to reconnect to who you are and manifest your unique creative expression?
    This week on Creativity School, I’m talking to my teacher Helen Vonderheide, Elite Certified Akashic Records Teacher and Practitioner. Helen gave me my Beginning Practitioner Certification, and I’m thrilled she’s here to teach us all about what the Akashic Records are, and how we can use them to illuminate our path, manifest our creative greatness, and receive the outcomes we desire.
    Helen also gives an Akashic Record reading for all of us, so stay tuned until the end to hear the beautiful message she shares. If you want to learn all about the Akashic Records, keep an open heart and mind as you listen because this episode was made especially for you! ✨
     
    Mentioned in this episode:
    What are the Akashic Records?
    What it’s like getting information from the Records
    Why you don’t need to be psychic or have special gifts to access the Records
    How to use the Records for manifesting creativity and the outcomes we want
    Helen’s Akashic Record Reading for all of us!!
     
    Learn more about Helen - Website | Instagram
     
    Thank you so much for listening.
    If you're interested in being on an Office Hours episode with me for some 1:1 creative coaching so you can start manifesting your wildest creative dreams, fill out this form.
     
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Anything is Possible - But Only If You Believe It

    Anything is Possible - But Only If You Believe It

    Do you believe that your creative dreams are possible?
    The very foundation of being able to create and manifest all the things you desire lies in believing that what you want is 100% possible. As Henry Ford says, “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right!” If you don’t believe it’s possible, it will NEVER happen.
    This week on Creativity School, I explore the importance of belief in the creation process, and why it’s so important for you to believe that what you want is possible through understanding the role our conscious and subconscious minds play.
    If you have creative dreams that have yet to be fulfilled, this episode will show you why examining your beliefs around possibility is a must.
     
    Thank you so much for listening.
    If you're interested in being on an Office Hours episode with me for some 1:1 creative coaching so you can start manifesting your wildest creative dreams, fill out this form.
     
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    • 37 min
    OFFICE HOURS: Awakening Your Creativity When You're Feeling Stuck with Listener Jeni

    OFFICE HOURS: Awakening Your Creativity When You're Feeling Stuck with Listener Jeni

    I’m so excited to have Office Hours on Creativity School this season! Office Hours will feature real conversations I have with you, the listener, where you have the opportunity to get some 1:1 creative coaching so you can breakthrough the beliefs holding you back from living your most authentic and aligned creative life.
    On today’s episode, listener Jeni says she started life feeling creative, but somewhere along the way her creative desires got put away due to self doubt and imposter syndrome. Jeni describes the feeling as her creativity staying safely sleeping while she’s a quiet observer on the sidelines, watching others out there create their work. Jeni was looking for coaching on how to get unstuck so she can make the work deep inside of her that is longing to be made. 
    We talk about what to do when we feel triggered by others that are out there accomplishing their creative goals, how growth and change usually involve doing uncomfortable things, and why it’s necessary to stop the cycle of judging and shaming ourselves when we’re having feelings. We also discuss how cultivating self compassion is the antidote to overcoming self doubt, and how making small and consistent baby steps is the best way to move toward our creative goals .
     
    Thank you so much for listening.
    If you're interested in being on an Office Hours episode with me for some 1:1 creative coaching so you can start manifesting your wildest creative dreams, fill out this form.
     
    CONNECT WITH CREATIVITY SCHOOL:
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    • 56 min
    Turn Your Creative Daydream into Reality with Cathy Zhang

    Turn Your Creative Daydream into Reality with Cathy Zhang

    This week’s episode is an inspiring interview with Cathy Zhang, founder of Easy Sunday Club and "the analytical MBA turned artist." Easy Sunday Club is a product based brand that features her whimsical watercolor art. Cathy is an incredibly prolific artist who has figured out multiple income streams to generate revenue with her art.
    Incredibly, Cathy is completely self taught and has only been painting for 6 years! She didn't even consider herself a creative until she started painting. She holds an MBA in business and was working the corporate life until she quit her job to create the life that she has now as an artist and entrepreneur.
    We dig into ALL the things on how to turn your creative daydream into reality -  topics like what it took for her to quit her corporate job, how to build a business from the ground up, how to develop confidence in your creative skills, how to balance what you want to make versus what the market wants you to make, why it’s so important to define success on your own terms, and SO MUCH MORE. If you’re looking for some practical tips on how to turn your creative daydream into reality, this episode is for you.
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    Thank you so much for listening.
    If you're interested in being on an Office Hours episode with me for some 1:1 creative coaching so you can start manifesting your wildest creative dreams, fill out this form.
     
    CONNECT WITH CREATIVITY SCHOOL:
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
101 Ratings

101 Ratings

Namerz99 ,

Great creative interviews

Thank you for providing an outlet for all different types of artists to share their stories!

iamsaeng ,

A podcast that speaks to all creative souls

I’ve been listening to this podcast from the start and loved it when it started and to where it’s at now. What a blessing for Grace to share her creativity and also provide creative healing to her guests and also listeners. Personally, I’ve taken a lot away from this podcast. Whenever I’m in a slump or looking for inspo, this podcast comes in handy as it taps into my heart and soul. Highly recommend this podcast for all those looking to start creative work or to learn from others experiences. Keep these episodes coming! 💜🙏

Benji Raz ,

Literally Changed My Life!

Started listening about a year ago. At the time, my career was in a bit of a stand still. This podcast helped me think differently not just about creativity but my mental health and spirituality as well. The discussions, stories, and Grace’s insights are incredibly inspiring. So happy to see her putting out new episodes again!

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