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Tembi Locke on Healing Through Creativity

podcast March 26, 2024

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#226: We often think of creativity as a means to get to an end result. We create for a final product, or create to get good feedback. But what if we reframed how we looked at creativity to see it as a source of healing instead?

Today I have the honor of deep-diving with author and filmmaker of the award-winning memoir and Netflix series From Scratch, Tembi Locke, on ways to stay grounded, take inventory with yourself, and find healing through self-expression and artistry.

We also talk about…

  • Tembi’s transformative journey from actor to author to filmmaker
  • Habit stacking and becoming the person you want to be
  • How to use creativity as a learning tool in difficult times
  • How to find the rest in creative seasons
  • What it means to be vulnerable in creative spaces
  • How to get over the fear of sharing your creative work


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