“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 […]
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 …
How does our emotional and mental health impact our creativity? This is a selection of a few articles from many more on The Creative Mind network of sites, plus other sources. ~ ~ “The work talks about what people don’t talk about – what people are afraid to say.” That is a quote by Clara Lieu, […]
The Self-Acceptance Summit produced by Sounds True provides video conversations with 31 leading experts in the field of self-acceptance and self-compassion, including Elizabeth Gilbert, Martha Beck, Marianne Williamson, Gabrielle Bernstein, JP Sears, Kristin Neff and others. The live portion of the online Summit ran from Sep 11 – 20, 2017 and you can now purchase recording packages. […]
Both naturalistic and out of the ordinary sensory experiences have inspired artistic creation since our cave painting days. In the Introduction to his book on the topic, neurologist Oliver Sacks notes that in the early sixteenth century, the term hallucination meant simply “a wandering mind.” He explains that “in general, hallucinations are quite unlike dreams. […]