Simple Creative Life is where the intense artist

finds sustained creativity


When pain or sickness slows you down,

Internal or industry pressure impedes you,

Substance abuse, anxiety, stress, or decisions shut down your flow,

Dana at Simple Creative Life is your industry partner focused on your internal success.


Simple Creative Life helps intense artists move and live with ease and strength so that they can inspire and give more freely


Be More Awake



Dana is such a sweet and funny person, which is why we’ve been friends for over 25 years. I’ve always trusted that whatever she is doing in life is honest, smart and real. She is also one of my favorite musicians and people.

Chris Cornell

I help intense artists to survive in the mundane world who struggle with:


  • Frustration with boundaries and limitations
  • Anxiety and depression outside of the creative process
  • Creative blocks
  • Substance abuse
  • Out of alignment in the physical body
  • Nutritional excess or deficiency
  • Understanding and accepting your unique creative process
  • Relationships with non-artists
  • Getting deep without losing yourself (and finding methods outside of mind-altering substances)
  • Maintaining personal integrity
  • Rejecting popular values without rejecting yourself
  • Fighting the good fight
  • Igniting the fire in your fans
  • Trust in the people who love you (including yourself)
  • Being a force in the world without hesitation
  • Being a perfectionist the right way
  • Dealing with rejection while trusting your intuition

Professional education & experience:


  • Functional diagnostic nutrition
  • Raw food and healing nutrition
  • Stress and the body’s essential systems
  • Biomechanical alignment and corrective exercise
  • Ayurveda and yoga
  • Meditation, prana/qi, and spiritual practice
  • Angels, intuition, shamanic work and the spiritual vibrations
  • Spiritual teacher & mentor to global spiritual leaders
  • Psychology, performance & flow states
  • Creativity and the arts
  • 20 years in top-level personnel and change management
  • Music industry professional experience (artist, tour, venue management)
  • Professional musician, singer/songwriter
  • Award-winning artist (painting)

Most of my clients are working artists who continuously push themselves to achieve levels of creativity that outshine their past work. They are innovators, rebels, outcasts, anxious and afraid, depressed and dark, brilliant, focused, riding highs and lows, relaxing in between, and in almost constant need of validation for their existence in this world.

I worked with Dana when I was going through a really tough time in my life. Making career decisions, navigating the industry, keeping the family intact, and working through some troubling circumstances brought me to a point where millions of album sales and Grammy’s were a stain. I stayed committed to my path because of the deep conversations we had in confidence. She was never anything but honest with me, gentle and so loving.



Life & Creativity Coaching

Caring, expert support to empower the intense artist


When your highest creative process is hindered, Dana’s level of professionalism is a force that provides deeply intuitive emotional, mental and spiritual support to expand your natural brilliance and bring completion to any project or provide resolution to any problem.


Psychic Consulting

Trusted by leading professional artists. Deep wisdom on demand that leads to results


Why isn’t spirituality practical? It is your natural process as an artist, and you should learn to trust your own stream of consciousness. Dana acts as a conduit to help you do just that during periods when clarity is essential.

Online Corrective Exercise

Movement and alignment expertise for the artist. Because you need to move fluidly as you create and perform.


The creative process can take a toll on the body, especially as you age. Bring balance and dynamic movement when needed to your process through essential exercises that restore the body’s natural alignment.

Functional Nutrition

What you put in your body has got to make sense for what you do, and nobody understands artists like we do. Be healthy. Have abundant energy. 


Expert Nutrition Coaching is available at the most basic to intermediate level, and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition utilizes powerful lab testing to isolate the root cause of any health imbalance. Choose the custom program right for you.

Expert Articles


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