Anyone can feel worry, fear, insecurity, and anxiety of various kinds, but the high sensitivity of creative people can make these emotions more intense. “I try to keep it real. I don’t have time to worry about what I’m projecting to the world. I’m just busy being myself.” Musician and actor Demi Lovato. Simply choosing […]
Most of us experience some kind of trauma in life.
How does it impact creative people, and how can creative expression help?
Acclaimed actor Patrick Stewart is one of many artists who have been deeply impacted by trauma in early life.
An interview arti…
“To diverge from the mainstream and from mediocrity takes a lot of guts, and it takes a lot of bravery. “And to be in a movie that is all about that is so exciting to me, because I want to encourage everyone to take a step toward sovereignty.” Shailene Woodley From article Shailene Woodley embraces […]
“Do I have to be in pain to write? I thought so, as most of my contemporaries did…” Musician Sting Cheryl Arutt, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in Los Angeles, specializing in creative artist issues, trauma recovery, and fertility. She is a forensic and media consultant, and a frequent psychological expert on CNN, HLN, […]
How does our critical inner dialogue affect our creativity, self confidence and other parts of our life? Can we learn to change our self-limiting inner critical voice and use more supportive thoughts to motivate ourselves and improve low self esteem? ~~~~~ Elizabeth Gilbert on Blind spots and self-compassion. I’ve been thinking for the last few […]