219: Why Every Person is an Artist and How to Spark Your Creativity with James McCrae

by neeta bhushan


I am thrilled to welcome author, artist, and creative mastermind James McCrae to The Brave Table. Today, we’re celebrating James’ latest book, “The Art of You,” and he’s here to spill the tea on why we need to reclaim creativity and play, and how artistic expression may just be the key to better mental health!

Join us as we unpack our own creative journeys and how the process became a reawakening. Learn all about James’ rise to fame through his relatable memes, listen in as we discuss the impact of social media on personal expression, and get real about overcoming perfectionism while allowing the freedom to make mistakes.

In this episode, James and I explore…

-The importance of reclaiming creativity and expressing yourself

-The impact of social media on creativity

-Why we need intention and mindfulness when consuming and creating content

-Yin and Yang: balancing and integrating masculine and feminine principles in art

-Society’s obsession with productivity and action, and the hyper-productive mindset

-How to ditch perfection and silence the inner critic

-The importance of embracing mistakes in order to evolve

Join us this week and learn how you can tap into your own creative awakening, with tools and resources to support you!

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Grab my latest book, “That Sucked, Now What?” here >> https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/

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You can find James’ brand new book “The Art of You” here >> https://linktr.ee/jamesmccrae

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Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries; researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.


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