Getting comfortable spending time alone Lena Dunham is an actor, writer, producer, and director of the HBO series “Girls.” She comments about solitude in her life: “I learned what I really loved doing by not having a ton of friends. “I spent a whole semester in college just knitting and watching old VHS tapes, and […]
“For an artist, it is a driven pursuit, whether we acknowledge this or not, that endless search for meaning.” Dianne Albin
Like passion, meaning is another central element in how we choose which of our talents to develop and express. Findin…
In her Harvard Commencement Address, author J.K. Rowling spoke about the “uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not” as “the fount of all invention and innovation.”
She also noted the power of our imagination for un…
“Einstein is a classic example of a highly creative and highly gifted individual that did not do well in traditional school environments.” That is a quote in a research paper by Kyung Hee Kim, PhD, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, who thinks “the cause of the underachievement of many gifted and talented students may be their creativity, which tends to clash with traditional school environments.”
There are many ideas in the Creative Mind posts – not to mention all over the Internet – for how to develop creativity.
It can be helpful to make use of some of the most basic concepts.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leon…