“If there is one word that makes creative people different from others, it is the word complexity.” Writer Juliet Bruce, PhD adds that creativity researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced me-high chick-sent-me-high-ee) notes: “Instead of being an individual, they are a multitude. “Like the color white that includes all colors, they tend to bring together the […]
Do you have a healthy level of self-esteem and self confidence? Or not so much? Our self-concept, positive self-regard and simply confidence, are key influences on how fully we realize our talents and live our lives. ~~~~~ What can we do to nurture healthy self-esteem, self-appreciation, self-compassion? The Self-Acceptance Summit ran from Sep 11 – 20, […]
[Continued from Part 1] Creative work reflects your state of mind Painter Gayle Stott Lowry also talks about attending a program at the Lucy Daniels Foundation: “I attended Lucy’s class on Dreams and Creativity, and during a presentation I made to the class about my work, I began to see that changes in my painting […]
“I don’t trust a guy without a dark side. Call me old fashioned.” Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” The dark side or shadow self of some people leads to destructive or violent behavior, but getting in touch with the hidden or disowned parts of ourselves can help most of us […]
Creative people often have personalities and inner experiences that are intense and beyond ordinary in multiple ways.
“I’ve been accused of being ‘too much’ all my life. Too loud, too fast, too smart, too multi-talented, too audacious.R…