What is the The Muse is IN?
Founded in 1997 by Jill Badonsky, M.Ed.,
(that's her head to the right over there)
The Muse is In  and Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching is
dedicated to the facilitation of creativity through coaching, workshops,  entertaining and inspiring keynote speeches, publications, books, products, daydreaming, and an occasional whack on the side of the head. E-mail for information

More about Jill's Art

Jill's Art is here

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When you have surrendered to the flow of the process,
when you let go of your control and need to perfect,
when you just show up to the creative call -
it becomes unclear whether you are creating the journey
or whether the journey … is creating you.

~Jill Badonsky


The Muse is IN works with:
Anyone who would like to live a more creative life . Past clients include empty-nesters,artists, writers, filmmakers, crafters,photographers, business builders, therapists, life coaches, creativity workshop leaders,  fledgling creative seekers of every level, and any individual wanting to overcome blocks to their creative call.

We specialize in techniques and tools for challenges such as procrastination, perfectionism, overwhelm, fears, self-sabotage, lack of direction and focus, loss of inspiration, difficulty finding time for creative passions, lack of support and general crankiness related to not doing your creative stuff. Our specialty is blocked, resistant, and rebellious creative types.

Groups and organizations wanting a practical experiential workshop, lecture or keynote speech on Jill's brand of funny, inspirational creativity.  Geared toward the needs of your group or organization.
Email info@themuseisin.com for more information.

See who "the Muse" is by scrolling below the illustration.

Who is the Muse?
Jill Badonsky, M.Ed., is an internationally recognized workshop leader, keynote speaker, creativity-coaching pioneer, illustrator, and humorist. She has creatively consulted with national magazines, filmmakers, comedians, artists, writers, women in business, and spiritual groups through-out the country. Her background is in occupational therapy, writing, marketing, educational media and instructional design. She writes a monthly column for Creativity Portal and is editor of the monthly Muse Flash

Jill is also a certified Yoga teacher; teaching yoga in corporations, spas, retreats, and prisons for over 25 years. She teaches a Vinyasa flow of Hatha poses augmented with suggestions that help participants discover their inner Muse by quieting the mind and experiencing the metaphor of creativity that exists when they stretch, twist and free the body from rigid postures.

  • Jill is founder and director of Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching - an unprecedented model for coaching resistant, blocked, and sensitive creative people or anyone experiencing procrastination, overwhelm or other blocks to positive changes. She is author of:
  • The Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard): 10 Guides to Creative Inspiration for Artists, Poets, Lovers, and Other Mortals Wanting to Live a Dazzling Existence
  • The award-winning, The Awe-manac: A Daily Dose of Wonder
  • The Muse is In: An Owner's Manual to Your Creativity from Running Press.

She wrote and performed the one woman show, I Can’t Always Handle Reality, But It’s Really the Only Place to Get a Good Cup of Coffee. Jill lives in the San Diego with two cats and a bougainvillea.

"Jill is an awesomely gifted creative guide!
Her vivacious art, words and work are creative accelerators, and I
enjoy her book, The Awe-Manac: A Daily Dose of Wonder.
I go to her site to experience a high creative vibration." 
- SARK, author and illustrator of many books.

The cool animation and website design was created by: www.kahn-design.com Thanks Jeff!!!
Art by Jill Badonsky.

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