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” […]
Anne Hathaway once commented about being highly sensitive and comparing her career as an actor to another artist: “I cry terribly easily…I was reading an article about Kate Winslet in Vogue, and I love her so much, I started crying, realizing how great she is and how far I have to go.” The entertainment business may be a […]
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…