“I sit down religiously every morning. In the course of a working day of eight hours, I write three sentences, which I erase before leaving the table in despair. The effort I put out should give birth to Masterpieces as big as mountains, and it brings forth a ridiculous mouse now and then.” That is […]
[View the story “Mental health and creativity” on Storify] Mental health and creativity The impact of mood disorders and other mental health challenges on being creative. Storified by Douglas Eby · Thu, Oct 25 2012 13:15:51 Swedish Study Tests Link Between Creativity, Mental IllnessBy: LiveScience Staff Published: 10/16/2012 03:57 PM EDT on LiveScience Creative types […]
Why bother with meditation? Aren’t we too busy trying to get stuff done?
“My morning meditation is like taking a shower for my brain.” Emily Fletcher
What do you think meditation is? Maybe a retreat into nature by yourself? That, of …
Actor Amanda Seyfried experiences mental health issues, like almost I in 5 people each year in the U.S. Being a creative person, with extra sensitivity and intensity, can increase our vulnerability to emotional challenges like anxiety. In a magazine interview, Seyfried commented about her experiences and using an antidepressant medication used to treat anxiety: “I’m on […]
Biofeedback and neurosignaling devices can support physical and emotional health by helping you meditate, relax more deeply, relieve anxiety and stress, and enhance focus for creative work. You may already be using a biofeedback device such as a Fitbit Activity Wristband. What is biofeedback? A good definition is provided by Wikipedia: “Biofeedback is the process of […]