“I think I’ve spent my adult life dealing with the sense of low self-esteem that sort of implanted in me. Somehow I felt not worthy.” Halle Berry was commenting in an interview about what motivates her to support and work with an organization that helps women who escape violent homes. She recalls being terrified that […]
How does the intensity, complexity and “border-crossing” of creative people encourage being more creative?
Creative people often have personalities and inner experiences that are intense and beyond ordinary in multiple ways. [Read Part 1.]…
How important and meaningful is it to be actively creative? How does creativity relate to our core identity? Julia McCutchen is an author, intuitive mentor and the founder and creative director of the International Association of Conscious & Creative Writers (IACCW). Her site profile notes she “teaches a holistic approach to all kinds of writing […]
People in various careers and professions can be vulnerable to overwhelm – especially with the personality trait of high sensitivity. Coaches and psychologists offer suggestions to help deal with it. This image is from the book Naming and Taming Overwhelm: For Healthcare & Human Service Providers by Sarri Gilman. Many creative people are highly sensitive, […]
As a child or teenager, we were perhaps more freely creative, but as supposed “grown-ups” we face fears and uncertainties about our talents, or the marketplace value of a particular form of expression, or what our investing in a project mea…