sometimes, one should refrain from judging, and simply allow oneself to be fascinated. Liz: It’s funny, someone asked me once, “at what age did you start to trust your creativity?” And I said that’s not the interesting question; the interesting question is, “can creativity trust you?” Can creativity know that you are there for it, that you are wake and aware, open and receptive? Elizabeth Gilbert was born in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1969. Buchreview: Big Magic von Elizabeth Gilbert. Episode 2: Creative Practice Through Yoga with Tracee Stanley. Amanda: Thank you for that inspiration. 270 likes. ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear.