We celebrated our 10th anniversary, launched the CreativeGuild, and grew to 196 cities.

Here are some confetti-filled highlights, the top 15 Fun Stuff to Click on links from 52 newsletters, and our vision for the future of CreativeMornings.

This year, the creative community was called upon to rise and challenge the status quo. Strong undertones of community building, activism, art as a catalyst for change, and self-care resonated within this year's themes and talks.

Thank you to our illustrators for breathing life into our monthly themes and to the hundreds of speakers stepping on stage to show that we will not accept the status quo. Thank you for your stories, your journeys of triumph, and for empowering your neighbors.

You can browse all of our free talks by theme, city, language, or popularity.

CreativeMornings' monthly events have been, and will always remain, free to creative communities around the world. This engine of generosity is fueled by our three global partners—Mailchimp, Adobe, and These heart-forward companies enable an HQ team to exist to support the 1,500 volunteers and almost 200 chapters around the world. Hugs and high-fives to the local partners that support chapters with free breakfast, coffee, videography, photography, and so much more.

We're all in this together.

We celebrated our 10th anniversary at a summer camp with 300 of our organizers. 

Watch this joy-filled recap on why we host a biennial summit for our organizers, what people get from leading a chapter, and so much more. You can also read the recap on the blog.

Created by the wonderful Kertis Creative team.

In April, we launched the CreativeGuild—a global directory of creative companies.

For 10 years, we've put on thousands of free events and empowered creative communities around the world.

The next 10 years is about honing in on this universe we've built in-person and online, empowering the big-hearted, forward-thinking companies and people that make the internet, and the world, a better place.

The future belongs to leaders with heart, companies committed to change, and the learners that are eager to turn ideas into action. 

Thank you for your continued support and believing in this mission.

You can browse over 1,000+ jobs on our board and the companies joining the community.

The Funnest Fun Stuff to Click On

Below are the top 15 links clicked on in the 52+ Weekly Highlights sent this year.

Life changing advice from 100 insanely interesting people.

How to prepare your calendar for a productive work week

A practice for when you're annoyed by other people.

The best thing ever written about work-life balance.

The extraordinary routines of creative people.

How to (try to) not take things so personally.

42 books that will make you a better person.

The Feynman Technique: the best way to learn anything.

How to prioritize your life and make time for what matters.

10 things you don't know about yourself.

This Instagram account highlights how photos on the platform look the same.

Wabi-sabi: the Japanese philosophy for a perfectly imperfect life.

Life advice: don't find your passion

25 of the best Google Doc hacks you didn't know about.

How to email busy people.
Editor's note: On Monday mornings, when I sit down at my desk to start the Weekly Highlights, I take a moment and think about you. You, the creative who wants to lead a fulfilling life and do good in the world. I find the bits of knowledge that help us connect the dots. Like a constellation, we continuously expand who we're becoming, and through that process, shine more vibrantly. To know that I am serving a cohort of learners that are eagerly seeking betterment is an immense privilege. Thank you for making me feel seen for the work I do. Rest up and recharge, friend—a new year awaits us, one that's charged with possibility, creativity, and change that pushes all of us forward. 

Got your back,

Paul Jun, Head of Content
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