Nicole Kidman commented about the inner life of an actor or other creative person: “You live with a lot of complicated emotions as an actor, and they whirl around you and create havoc at times. “And yet, as an actor you’re consciously and unconsciously allowing that to happen.” [Read more of her quotes in my article Nicole […]
If you are a creative person, you are compelled to some extent to engage your mind and talents in doing creative work, despite setbacks and frustrations with the process.
Author Mary-Elaine Jacobsen notes,
“Beyond producing objects of value, the gift…
“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” — Dorothy Parker
Curiosity fuels artistic and scientific exploration, and is a characteristic of gifted and creative people. It is also a strength and trait that encourages per…
There are a number of examples of people bold enough and entrepreneurial enough to create and publish their own books, often leading to being traditionally published and marketed. Christopher Paolini began writing “Eragon” at the age of 15 and his parents decided to self-publish the novel, which was re-published by Alfred A. Knopf. “The Artist’s […]
In his online class How to Create Fearlessly, psychologist and creativity coach Eric Maisel provided strategies to help people create more freely and effectively. From the class description: “All day long we’re supposed to get things right: pay our bills, pick up our kids, and so on. It is very hard to move from this […]