Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.– Maya Angelou (via rebeccasusanne)
The problem is that we all have pre-conceived ideas about how something should...– Ken Caleno, author, “Learning to See Creatively” photo source: http://weburbanist.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/donnie-dark0-david-legnon-tilt-shift-boston-photography-2.jpg (via daveinediting)
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“These divergent thinking skills, practiced and honed through years of imaginative play in childhood, lie at the heart of our creative abilities as adults.”
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Simple. Creativity is no exception.
If you want people to perform better, you reward them, right? Bonuses, commissions, their own reality show. Incentivize them. … But that’s not happening here. You’ve got an incentive designed to sharpen thinking and accelerate creativity, and it does just the opposite. It dulls thinking and blocks creativity.” (Dan Pink)
The only way to learn is to keep doing something new, and, if you’re lucky,...– Nora Ephron (writer, director, producer) photo source: http://cdn.thedailybeast.com/content/dailybeast/articles/2012/06/27/remembering-nora-ephron-writers-and-friends-on-her-legacy/_jcr_content/body/inlineimage.img.503.jpg/1340811606963.cached.jpg (via daveinediting)
Trust your heart if the seas catch fire (and live by love though the stars...– e. e. cummings (via apaperaeroplane)
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swaps...– Ayn Rand
each universe: The Importance of Being Earnest…... →
eachuniverse: Pay attention to what comes into your experience. When something keeps showing up in conversation and/or thought, pay attention. I have been paying attention. Thoughts and conversation of education have been practically slapping me in the face, and I’m feeling the burn enough to… Wonderful questions to ponder
Top artists reveal how to find creative... →
I liken the process to seeing ghosts: the ideas are always there, half-formed. It’s about being in the right state of mind to take them and turn them into something that works. (Fyfe Dangerfield, musician)
Creativity is not an act of ego. It is spiritual blood doing what it was made to...– Julia Cameron (via kalynroseanne)
Creativity is the residue of time wasted.– attributed to Albert Einstein… (photo source: http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/E/Albert-Einstein-9285408-1-402.jpg)
TIME interview with Jonah Lehrer on his book... →
Embodied Creativity: Thinking Outside The Box Is... →
Consider a study published this year in the journalPsychological Science. Angela Leung and a team of researchers conducted a series of experiments to see what happens when metaphors describing creativity are enacted physically. Is “thinking outside the box” real?
Beginning to Prepare to Begin: A Kick in the Pants...
” After only the second chapter I was already examining my own creative instincts and habits. Tharp lists the following to ponder and says that after you have: Selected the environment that works for you Developed the start up ritual that impels you forward everyday Faced down your fears And put your distractions in their proper place You have cleared the first...
How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of...– Claude Debussy