New book from NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes is now available!

New book from NYT bestselling author Lewis Howes is now available!



You Can Heal Through Creativity

"You have to be willing not to be liked in order to be loved. Otherwise, it's your representative they're thinking of."

Today, Lewis Howes reconnects with his long-time friend and renowned poet, Adam “In-Q”. In-Q discusses his recently released Never Ending Now Poetry Journal, a collection of poems and prompts designed to guide readers through a journey of self-discovery, healing, and creativity. Lewis and In-Q delve into the power of poetry as a transformative tool, touching on how writing has helped In-Q process emotions and trauma while finding peace and purpose. They explore themes like self-love, vulnerability, and creativity as In-Q shares poems about love, loss, and personal growth. Adam passionately advocates for the power of vulnerability and empathy through storytelling, believing it to be the key to transforming our collective future. Get ready to be inspired by his insights on how creative expression can be a profound force for healing and connection in today’s world.

"Don't try to make something great, make something true. And if you make something true, it will automatically be great."- In-Q  

And now let’s jump into episode 1617 of The School of Greatness!

"Love is not soft, love is hard. Love is not perfect, love is flawed. But love is worth the pain we feel."- In-Q  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • Do you believe that poetry and creative expression can help to heal and release trauma stored in our bodies? 
  • How has poetry changed your life? How has it improved your mental, physical, emotional wellbeing?
  • Your quote: “Poetry celebrates vulnerability as strength. It is a timeless form of storytelling that inspires connection and opens hearts and minds. Experiencing ourselves through another person’s story creates empathy, and empathy is what the world needs most right now.”
  • How can poetry foster empathy and connection to be a healing power in the world? 
  • What are 3 ways someone can start to use poetry to improve their mental and emotional health?
  • What was the inspiration behind your newest album The Never Ending Now?
  • You’ve also created a poetry journal – how can someone use this to explore their own emotions and heal? 
  • Can anyone write poetry? 
  • Do you have a different writing process for a piece you know you’ll be performing live? 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How creativity can be a powerful tool for healing and personal transformation.
  • The importance of writing prompts and journaling in uncovering and processing emotions.
  • Ways to approach love and vulnerability in relationships, both with oneself and others.
  • How to navigate challenges and conflicts in relationships by understanding non-negotiables.
  • Why embracing authenticity and leading with love can lead to a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
  • Plus much more…

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