The Self-Acceptance Summit produced by Sounds True provides video conversations with 31 leading experts in the field of self-acceptance and self-compassion, including Elizabeth Gilbert, Martha Beck, Marianne Williamson, Gabrielle Bernstein, JP Sears, Kristin Neff and others. The live portion of the online Summit ran from Sep 11 – 20, 2017 and you can now get free excerpts […]
self-esteem and creative people
“The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” Psychologist William James
Our needs for attention and appreciation may be basic, and grounded in survival as a child, but for some people, those needs are especially potent….
Acting, writing and other forms of creative expression can help us better understand life, both as artist and audience. But as a performer or other artist, can you get too caught up in the fantasy life of your creative work? And how do you think of yourself as a creative person? That can affect how […]
“The more you become your own best champion, supporter, cheerleader, and trusted confidant, the better able you’ll be to fully and joyfully express your blessed creativity.
“That’s when your art becomes more and more successful in the world. It…
While many people may be encouraged to pursue their creativity, many others have had to exercise their courage and go against the values, wishes and advice of parents and friends.
Sandra Tsing Loh is a Caltech graduate in physics and an accomplished w…