How does ADD impact people? “I have always had a bit of a difficult time focusing on things that aren’t interesting to me…” Journalist Lisa Ling added, “I get really, really anxious before taking any kind of test or having any kind of evaluation. As a journalist, when I’m immersed in a story, then I […]
Scott Barry Kaufman
“I don’t think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness – to save oneself trouble.”
Agatha Christie [via brainyquote.com]
We may feel pressured t…
“What about your very unique talents… that rare ability you have to yodel while break-dancing?”
What does it mean to be “talented” or “gifted” and how do identity and intelligence relate to being creative?
Depression impacts many people, including artists. A fairly long list of visual artists who died by suicide includes photographer Diane Arbus (1923-1971), painters Arshile Gorky (1904-1948), Mark Rothko (1903-1970), Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), and possibly Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). From listing: Artists Who Committed Suicide. Creating art can be a powerful way to deal with depression […]
Why bother with meditation? Aren’t we too busy trying to get stuff done?
“My morning meditation is like taking a shower for my brain.” Emily Fletcher
What do you think meditation is? Maybe a retreat into nature by yourself? That, of …