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 […]
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…
How do you identify yourself in terms of gender? How does gender identity impact how we express our creativity? One aspect of gender and identity is androgyny. Actor Tilda Swinton once commented: “The other day, I was going through the airport security and I was searched by a male security guard. I’m very often referred […]
“There’s a side of my personality that goes completely against the educated person and wants to be a pin-up girl…” Mira Sorvino Creative people experience complex personalities that can help nurture divergent thinking and openness to experience, which support creative expression, but these traits can also lead to inner conflicts. “If there is one word […]
“I don’t know what ‘normal’ means, anyway.”
How does being unusual or eccentric in our viewpoints, thinking, personal style and other choices help us be more creative and innovative?
Karl Lagerfeld, the prominent fashion designer, photograph…