Kristin Davis used to get confidence from a bottle, says Sarah Maber in an article. As a teenager growing up in South Carolina, Davis was a wallflower: “I was really shy. I didn’t know how to come out of my shell.” Then she discovered bourbon. “Everyone gets mad at me when I say this, but […]
“Life without pain isn’t real at all.” Shia LaBeouf Many people have had traumatic childhoods, and are drawn to creative expression as part of their way to deal with it, to heal and regain self esteem. A number of talented actors have suffered traumatic experiences, including Ashley Judd, who was sexually abused; Charlize Theron, as […]
Creativity coach, author and psychologist Eric Maisel, PhD, notes “Some people become doctors, lawyers, accountants, or marketing executives. Some people stay at home and raise a family.
“But millions of people make another sort of choice, …
Internal conflicts can get in the way of using our creative passions and abilities more fully. So many experiences shape our motivations and abilities to create. Being more aware of the impacts these experiences have can help us thrive as creative people. Bullying is one example of a traumatic or at least hurtful experience that […]
Therapist Sharon M. Barnes works with creative, sensitive, intense, intelligent people. Her site explains her program: We designed the CASIGY™ (Creative, Acutely Aware, Super-Sensitive, Intense and/or Gifted You-s) Social-Emotional ACES Home Video Program™ to help you become ACES, that is, skilled experts in the Social-Emotional arena. You’ll learn to ride the intense waves of emotion in your life, instead of being […]