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Ageism and Myths About the Seasons of Your Life | UA72
Episode 7228th June 2022 • The Unlikely Artist • Graced Canvas
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Learn a new way to think about the seasons of your life that will enrich your experiences whether you’re young or old.

Too often, we look at other people and ourselves and fail to see what’s possible because of our habit of categorizing people as being in a particular season of their life.

In this episode I argue for a different conception of life as a repeating series of seasons. We experience the four seasons over and over again:

  • spring (a well of curiosity and excitement about new ideas),
  • summer (plant our ideas and watch them grow),
  • fall (harness what we’ve learned in the summer season and make it better) and
  • winter (distillation, reflect on what we’ve done, create space for a new spring.)

In this framework, we don’t let arbitrary ideas about the age and season we’re in limit our choices about what we can do and who we should do it with.

IT’S TIME TO START LIVING EXPANSIVELY

I invite you to join me for custom online coaching on any specific, expansive goal you’re trying to make happen. I also offer custom mini-retreats on expansive topics for you and your friends at my property in Prince Edward County. To discuss opportunities for your custom coaching or mini-retreat experience, book a free personal strategy session at www.gracedcanvas.com.

GRACE Studio is where I show my paintings, host workshops and sponsor other live events. You can find out what’s on at GRACE Studio at www.gracedcanvas.com or by subscribing to my newsletter.

Join me for The Magic Room Experience group coaching program this fall. We’ll work together to break through all the BS in your mind that stands between you and living more expansively in one or more areas of your life. You’ll end the program feeling unfettered, expansive, excited and open, and you’ll be actively creating the life you want.

To learn more details about The Magic Room Experience, how much it costs and whether you could benefit, subscribe to my Creative Expansion newsletter. To do that, just click on the Creative Expansion newsletter subscription link you’ll find in several places on www.gracedcanvas.com.

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ABOUT ME:

I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner of Ernst & Young in Toronto, where I serviced banks and other large multinationals and led a large group of professionals.

My life expanded when I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint, something I’d always dreamt of doing, but had no reason to believe was possible for me. After a couple years of painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who yearn to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected in their lives every day, and I became certified as a life coach.

I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at GRACE Studio (more formally, the “George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion”) in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. And, of course, producing this podcast for you.

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