"For me, being creative is about stepping back a little bit. Especially nowadays, when we have so much input – the computer, TV, phones. My creativity usually comes from taking a minute to daydream and just put all that stuff away. To be quiet, with nothing coming in, letting myself drift off. Sometimes, you have to set aside time for that. It’s like, 'Yeah, okay, now I’m going to be quiet.’" — Melissa Maya, ceramic artist, yoga teacher and mom. Read more and tour Melissa's studio here.