Shirley MacLaine has noted, “Art is about energy, positive and negative. “All art has the power to heal because it helps us see who we are, and what we resist.” From the book Positive Energy by Judith Orloff M.D. The photo is MacLaine as Ouiser Boudreaux in Steel Magnolias (1989). She has a great line in the movie: […]
“Basically, I’d been fairly drunk or high since I was 14.” Colin Farrell
Why do so many creative people use and abuse drugs, often to the point of addiction?
There is of course no easy answer, but one of the factors for many people ma…
[Continued from Part 1] Creative work reflects your state of mind Painter Gayle Stott Lowry also talks about attending a program at the Lucy Daniels Foundation: “I attended Lucy’s class on Dreams and Creativity, and during a presentation I made to the class about my work, I began to see that changes in my painting […]
“I don’t trust a guy without a dark side. Call me old fashioned.” Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The dark side or shadow self of some people leads to destructive or violent behavior, but getting in touch with the hidden or disowned parts of ourselves can help most of us […]
Arianna Huffington has talked about how she thinks women and men differ in our experiences of fear. In an interview, she commented: Fear is universal; we all have fear. There are two areas where women have more fear: one is our looks and our bodies, and we invest an enormous amount of time there. And […]