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Marney Makridakis

Marney K. Makridakis is the founder of Artella Land, a groundbreaking online community for artists, writers, and creative individuals. Marney is a widely known voice in the creativity movement, frequently requested for interviews, guest columns, workshops, and speeches. She has created hundreds of online workshops and courses, and teaches virtual and in-person classes and workshops across the United States. Marney is publisher of Artella magazine, and bestselling author of Creating Time: Using Creativity to Reinvent the Clock and Reclaim Your Life.

Marney is also the originator of the ARTbundance approach to self-discovery through creativity and has trained over three hundred coaches and practictioners in the ARTbundance Certification Training program (ACT).

A graduate of Duke University, Marney playfully Hops, Skips, and Jumps in Denton, Texas, with her wonderful husband and their wise and adventurous young son, Kai. She considers the following things essential to her creative well-being: the color orange, poetic novels, singing loudly, daily naps, the love of a good man, and hero worship of Mary Poppins.

An Interview with Marney Makridakis about Creating Time

Have More Fun & Get More Done: A Talk with Marney Makridakis

Your book is about blending play and productivity. What does that mean?

It's simple: when we are having fun, we get more done. Whatever you want to manifest in your life – a new job, a dream vacation, improved health or the ideal chai...

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A Talk with Marney Makridakis, author of Creating Time

Why did you write Creating Time?  

Like most people, time has been a big challenge for me throughout my adult life, but it escalated to an extreme after I gave birth to my first child in 2008, and struggled in vain to find the time...

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