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… […]
Many people feel inspired to pursue creative projects, even multiple ones at the same time. One potential downside is physical and emotional burnout.
Good self-care is taking steps daily, even hourly, to stay replenished with the energy and positive at…
What seems to be a setback, error or limitation, may often be valuable for encouraging more creative thinking and innovation.
Valerie Young writes about two “mistakes” that resulted in very successful products:
“Did you know, for exam…
Composer and singer Aeone (pronounced “ay-own”) thinks we “come into this life with some obvious gifts, and some not so obvious, and you unfold those as you go. “I was quite gifted with music as a child, and my mother in particular encouraged me, and I had a lot of female support.” She feels “music […]
Many people experience mental health challenges, including those who are creative. The idea of the mad artist is supported to some extent by research, and the experiences of mental illness shared by many creative people. What do psychologists and artists say about this complex topic? The caption for a PBS a video (“Connecting strength and […]