“If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle.” // “A filmmaker is a filmmaker.” Kathryn Bigelow won the first Academy Award ever presented to a female director, for her outstanding Best Picture winner, “The Hurt Locker.” Gendered Awards The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]
One of the themes of creativity research, and many psychologists and creativity coaches, is how crucial beliefs and attitudes are in developing our creative abilities.
Psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson talks in the audio clip below about the prevalent…
Artists often create to deal with challenging emotions and thoughts. The photo is Meryl Streep in the movie Into the Woods (2014). She has said acting “has to do with working out private passions that are almost inscrutable to me. “I just get to work out all my murderous thoughts and my weaknesses and my failures […]
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…