“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 […]
“Creativity, is one of humankind’s healthiest inclinations, one of our greatest attributes.” Our impulse to be creative “can be understood to some degree as the subjective struggle to give form, structure and constructive expression to inner and outer chaos and conflict.” Dr. Stephen A. Diamond is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist in private practice, […]
How do personality traits of creative people affect their lives and creation of art? ~~~~~
A personality trait that may often accompany high sensitivity (experienced by many, or most, creative people) is high intensity. You can see some forms of intensity in many actors and musicians. Jodie Foster once commented about Russell Crowe, “He has that glacier intensity.” From post: Working With Your Intensity Through Creative Expression. [Photo: Crowe in […]
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…