How does our critical inner dialogue affect our creativity, self confidence and other parts of our life? Can we learn to change our self-limiting inner critical voice and use more supportive thoughts to motivate ourselves and support healthy self esteem? ~~~~~ Healing our judgment of others and self-judgment Her book Judgment Detox: Release the Beliefs That […]
Compromising health for elusive perfection Author Courtney Martin comments on some prominent health challenges: “Nine million girls and women in this country — of all different classes and cultural backgrounds — have diagnosable eating disorders and countless others obsess over food and fitness. “Panic disorders are twice as likely for females. About 75% of autoimmune […]
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…
“It’s not about control but perfectionism – my biggest vice and one of my biggest assets.” Emmy Rossum [Photo apparently on the set of “Shameless” from her Facebook page.] Many talented and accomplished actors and other creative people are energized – or burdened – by this drive of perfectionism. Acting in the final two “Potter” […]
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…