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Find Your Courage to Create the Art and Work You Love, in person at HVWC with Naomi Vladeck

April 22 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Find Your Courage to Create the Art and Work you Love

3-hour Interactive Workshop for Artists & Creatives
IN PERSON at the Hudson Valley Writers Center

For Artists and Creatives ready to tame their fears and change the trajectory of their lives!

Open to the possibilities available to you when you tame your fears.   You have waiting long enough to realize your bigger vision!

— Are you procrastinating about making changes to your familiar patterns, even though they cause you to feel bad about yourself?
— Do you feel a desire to create something new, but are afraid of taking a risk?
— Have you experienced a big life change or are anticipating one, and now feel unsure about your path ahead?
— Do you worry about being judged by others if you spend time and resources on your own growth?
— Do you think that you aren’t as talented, capable or committed as other people you compare yourself to?
— Are you just confused about what next steps to take to get unstuck?!

When you test the assumptions that are causing you to feel frustrated, you’ll find out that you can make changes that get you fresh results!

During this workshop, you will
— IDENTIFY your unconscious assumptions and beliefs and recognize limiting thoughts
— SPARK a bigger vision to realize the creative life-path you desire
— COMMIT to testing an assumption by taking one small action-step
— INTEGRATE & IMPLEMENT your learning on a 30-minute call with Naomi to energize an action plan to move toward

This 3-hour workshop is for you if
— You want to speak a new language that holds a positive self—view and replaces old limiting narratives
— You are willing to get curious about what is possible for you
— You believe that you have something to say, to make or to create that matters to you
— You want to gain traction now so you can feel good about your vision for tomorrow

The goal of this workshop is tame your fears and gather proof of your courage to create the work and life you love.

Naomi Vladeck is a certified coach with the Creativity Coaching Association and Mindful NYU’s Inner MBA program. She has also completed certification training with the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and holds a Masters in Performance Studies at NYU. Naomi is currently working on a new book, “Braving Creativity: Artists Who Turn The Scary, Thrilling, Messy Path of Change into Courageous Transformation!” due out July 2023 with One Degree Press.


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April 22
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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