How do you identify yourself in terms of gender? How does gender identity impact how we express our creativity? One aspect of gender and identity is androgyny. Actor Tilda Swinton once commented: “The other day, I was going through the airport security and I was searched by a male security guard. I’m very often referred […]
“My personal creative process has always been very torturous, because I try to be a perfectionist. That’s the way the ego works.” Director Alejandro González Iñarritu, who goes on to say about ego: “It’s extraordinarily demanding; it’s a dictator; and it can push you to bring out the best in yourself. “But at the same […]
Covering up, not acknowledging, or discounting our talents and abilities is something many high ability people do – perhaps especially girls. Sally M. Reis, Ph.D. found that “gifted girls do not want to be considered different from their friends and same-age peers. Indeed, a tendency exists for many females, regardless of age, to try to […]
“We have to remember…that we’re all artists.”
Known for his role in the TV series “Empire,” Terrence Howard is multitalented: before acting he studied chemical engineering, and has produced an album of his “urban coun…
“At any time I still expect that the no-talent police will come and arrest me.” Actor, writer, director Mike Myers
Many talented and creative people experience impostor feelings and beliefs about themselves, despite their accomplishments.