Being relatively free of disabling moods like high levels of depression and anxiety can enhance and release creative thinking, but a number of writers and psychologists think too much focus on the pursuit of happiness may be limiting how we develop cre…
The animated movie “Inside Out” tells the story of a young girl, Riley, who has to leave her familiar Midwest life behind when her family moves to San Francisco. Characters depict her primary emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – and the inner conflicts they cause her, as well as her parents. [See […]
Mark Hyman, MD writes about his recent online Broken Brain documentary series: “All medicine can be simplified into a few basic principles and concepts, or natural laws, that explain all disease and suffering. “These concepts affect our mood, behavior, attention, memory, and overall brain function.” The Summit concluded in January 2018, but you can follow the links […]
So many people experience unwanted sexual contact, rape and other forms of sexual abuse – and help deal with the aftermath through creative expression, perhaps using art therapy, but more often some other form of creative self-expression.
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“The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That’s guaranteed. I can’t begin to explain that. Or the craziness inside myself and everyone else.” Pat in Silver Linings Playbook, 2012. The movie was adapted for the screen by director David O. Russell, based on the novel The Silver Linings Playbook (2008) by Matthew […]