Hey! Welcome to MossyBrain– we’re glad you’re here.
We’ve got good news and we’ve got bad news.
The bad news is: the world is full of critics and haters. All of us are plagued at one time or another by insecurities, self-doubt, and unworthiness because we allow negative voices to overpower our own inner voice. Also, media and routine can numb our senses and lull us into complacency. We find ourselves floating in a sea of mediocrity and status-quo. We’re afraid to put ourselves out there and risk criticism and, ultimately, rejection. But, don’t despair! Remember, we said we’ve also got good news.
The good news is: creativity is the catalyst that will transform your life. MossyBrain is a space where creativity is discovered, illuminated, and celebrated.
“I have never felt so fertile. I’m mossy, Jerry. My brain is mossy!” -Cosmo Kramer
Here at MossyBrain, we believe ANYONE can be creative.
Are you breathing? Creative potential lives inside you. We want you to join our tribe and embrace the role of creativity in your life. The boundaries that society places around the idea of who “Creatives” are need to be smashed. Together, let’s bust out of our own internally defined chains that limit our creative confidence and therefore, our potential. We also believe that creativity can shine in EVERYTHING we do. The power of creativity can affect every aspect of our lives – our home, our profession, our passions, our parenting, our health, and our personal fulfillment. Creativity is a state of mind and a state of being.
This site exists to encourage our tribe to inhabit a creative lifestyle and outlook- transforming the status quo around us in the process. Our hope is MossyBrain will be a community of support, encouragement, and a challenge for growth on the journey to living your most creative life. Creativity can and should be infused with fun, joy, and levity. A “mossy brain” is a fertile brain – ripe for creativity. Hence, creativity is the path to the solution, whatever the problem.
“Your time is limited. So don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma- which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” -Steve Jobs
If you’re wondering who is responsible for all this, allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Jessica and Ben Beresh of Broken Arrow OK.
MossyBrain came from our mossy brains. Ben is a musician, filmmaker, photographer and designer. I am a writer and I love to paint. We are raising four kiddos to celebrate and value creativity in our home and in our lives. We want to be your biggest cheerleaders in all your creative pursuits and endeavors.
Ben Beresh is a designer, filmmaker and co-founder of MossyBrain. Originally from Niagara Falls, ON, he now happily calls Broken Arrow OK home, along with his wife Jessica, four kids and dog Charlie. Ben likes to have a good time, all the time (Enneagram 7), as well as eating all types of sandwiches.
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