Tag: creativity

May 25

Become more of who you truly are

In our culture, youth is often praised and aging is seen as a deficit. But as we get older, we gain access to a deeper kind of wisdom than we had when we were younger. The great psychologist C.G. Jung said that in the middle of life there occurs a transformation in the psyche—psyche is …

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Apr 26

Awaken to creativity within you

It’s spring and flowers are beginning to bloom. Yet many may be feeling anxious looking at the world around us, where there are conflicts in many places. Still, you want to move forward in your life and do what is meaningful for you. Even when things look bleak, when you don’t see how what you …

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Mar 27

Inner Work, Outer Work: Plant The Seeds for Change

All of us want to achieve particular things in our lives. It’s the nature of human beings to always think, create, innovate. We want to move the external pieces, create new pieces, combine them in new and interesting ways—whether that has to do with family, career, art, or public service. But it’s interesting to remember …

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Oct 28

Creative Spirit

What is a creative spirit? During the Renaissance, philosophers said that each person is born with something called a daimon. The word daimon comes from the Greek, and it can be translated in quite a few different ways, such as guiding spirit, heart’s calling, twin soul, or higher self. I like to call it a …

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Sep 30

Body and Mind

Our bodies and minds are part of the same system, and what affects one, affects the other. Two Stanford University researchers named Marilyn Oppezzo and Daniel Schwartz conducted experiments on how the way we move our bodies affects the nature of our thoughts, and the way we think affects our bodies.  Their research showed that …

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