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Psychologist Cheryl Arutt on Creative Artist Issues

<b>Cheryl Arutt</b>, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in Los Angeles, specializing in creative artist issues, trauma recovery, and fertility.<p>She …

Mental Health

The Visionary Business School program

<b>Ocean Robbins</b>, CEO of <b>The Food Revolution Network</b>, talks about the value for his business in learning from Ryan Eliason and the <b>Visionary Business</b> …

Entrepreneurship

SARK on Being an Artist and Dealing With Our Inner Critic

As part of the 2018 Transformational Author Experience, host Christine Kloser is providing a free Playbook with contributions by multiple authors …

Bestsellers

Actors and artists dancing with fear and courage

“In such genuine creative and performing moments, fear and courage become one, dancing together in harmony.” Psychologist Mihaela Ivan Holtz How do …

The Arts

Actors and self esteem

“Mustering up enough self-esteem to say, ‘I want to be an actor,’ was a big turning point.” Julia Roberts [Parade mag. Nov 9 2008] Many creative …

Fears, Unconscious Fears, And Being More Creative

How do our fears encourage or interfere with being creative? “I don’t do anything anymore that feels safe. If it doesn’t scare the crap out of you, …

Make friends with the beast inside to be more creative

“A dark side of being a creative and a performer, is to have access to certain emotional states that are the medium through which art is created.” …

To Master Your Art, Master Your Mind

<b>Nicole Kidman</b> commented about the inner life of an actor or other creative person:<p>“You live with a lot of complicated emotions as an actor, and they …

Creative Thinking: Imagine You Are Seven Again

The acclaimed fable <b>The Little Prince</b> by <b>Antoine de Saint-Exupery</b> declares children are much wiser and more creative than many adults. Can we regain …

How to Relieve Stress and Anxiety When You’re Highly Sensitive

As highly sensitive people, we may experience many positive aspects of the trait, but we can also be more reactive and vulnerable to stress and …

Elaine Aron and Alanis Morissette on high sensitivity

Psychologist Elaine Aron on highly sensitive persons: “I know ALL HSPs are creative, by definition. Many have squashed their creativity because of …

Psychology

You’re intense, complex, and driven because you’re gifted

Author Mary-Elaine Jacobsen writes about the experience of being exceptional: “To feel like an outsider, to constantly pressure yourself to hold back …

How to Improve Our Business Mindset To Increase Success

<i>“One capability every business is expected to have is the capability to make money. It requires a certain kind of discipline, a certain kind of</i> …

The Global Stress Summit

Stress is at an all-time high – but you can learn to understand and control it<p>“We’re exhausted and overwhelmed.”<p>“Did you know? Over ¾ of medical …

The Creative Mind

Your Sensitivity Can Make You a Strong Personal Coach

A <b>Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur</b> is someone who utilizes their special traits within the world of self-employment.Coach and mentor <b>Heather Dominick</b> …

Be More Creative: Curiosity, With or Without Passion

Curiosity fuels artistic and scientific exploration, and is almost a defining characteristic of gifted and creative people.<p>It is also a strength and …

Actors On Being Highly Sensitive (video)

The trait of high sensitivity is experienced by 15 to 20 percent of us. In this video are some quotes by and about <b>Winona Ryder, Heath Ledger, Amy</b> …

The Complex Personality of Creative People

<i>“If there is one word that makes creative people different from others, it is the word complexity.”</i>Writer <b>Juliet Bruce</b>, PhD adds that creativity …

7 TED Talks of simple ways to spark your creativity

Using Our Shadow Self for Creativity and Healing

Why should we want to get in touch with the hidden, dark sides of our inner self? Isn’t it hidden for a reason?<p>The Shadow as a source of …

Be Creative: Intuition and Procrastination

<i>“When I was writing fiction, there was at least a seventy percent chance I didn’t know where my story would end up.”</i>Do you use intuition in your …

The Real Reason You Procrastinate

This article would have been much better if I hadn’t waited until the last minute to write it.<p>But then I wouldn’t have been able to claim that I did …

Getting past overwhelm and distraction as a highly sensitive person

As highly sensitive people, we may be more visionary and more aware of many details in our lives. Many of us feel inspired to pursue multiple …

Kristin Bauer on the Sanctuary of Creative Expression

Kristin Bauer portrays the deliciously imperious vampire Pam on the HBO series “True Blood.”<p>But in addition to acting, she has been drawing since …

Highly Sensitive, Gifted, Not Disordered

Being highly sensitive is a common experience for many, if not most, gifted people. It is related to <b>intensities</b> and <b>excitabilities</b> in five areas: …

How to Eliminate Intrusive Thoughts

<b>Lady Gaga</b> once commented about one of the common experiences of many artists: a racing mind.<p>She said she used prescription medicine because “I can’t …

You’re crazy. Or maybe not.

Do you ever feel depressed, anxious, obsessed, compulsive, too sensitive – or just out of it? Does that mean you’re really crazy? What does ‘crazy’ …

Mental Health

HeartMath Tools for Emotional Balance

Using biofeedback technology to relieve stress and anxiety<p>As noted in research studies and on their site, the <b>Institute of HeartMath</b> technology can …

Can Creativity Be Taught?

There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this question that largely stems from the question of degree. I’d say yes, people’s creative abilities can …