“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 […]
See list of articles: Archives for Personality Two examples: Doing Creative Work: Preparation, Performing, Perfectionism Preparation is often a crucial part of creative work, and many, if not most, creative people are highly sensitive – which can enhance this preparation. With something like twenty percent of us being highly sensitive, that means there are many per… […]
Creative people often have personalities and inner experiences that are intense and beyond ordinary in multiple ways.
“I’ve been accused of being ‘too much’ all my life. Too loud, too fast, too smart, too multi-talented, too audacious.R…
They may be identified with one form of creativity – such as writing or acting, one of the visual arts, or performing music – but so many people work in multiple ways, in more than one area of creative expression. And they may not even thin…
“There’s a side of my personality that goes completely against the educated person and wants to be a pin-up girl…” Mira Sorvino Creative people experience complex personalities that can help nurture divergent thinking and openness to experience, which support creative expression, but these traits can also lead to inner conflicts. “If there is one word […]