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Sites for Highly Sensitive People

<i>A listing of some Facebook pages and groups, plus other websites for highly sensitive people.</i> <i>See more lists at the bottom of the page for coaches,</i> …

Mentoring

Facing Our Reality to Live More Fully

<b>Shirley MacLaine</b> has noted, “Art is about energy, positive and negative.<p>“All art has the power to heal because it helps us see who we are, and what …

Happiness

More Happy, More Creative?

Being relatively free of disabling moods like high levels of depression and anxiety can enhance and release creative thinking, but a number of …

Happiness

Facing your emotional demands as an artist

As an actor or other artist, your creative work is often about making others experience emotions you express through a character or work of art. But …

Self-help

Judith Orloff, MD on Emotional Freedom

Psychiatrist <b>Judith Orloff</b>, MD is an assistant clinical professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and author of the book Emotional Freedom.<p>She synthesizes …

emotionalfreedom

Using Our Demons To Create

One of those cliches about creative expression is to “Write what you know.”<p>What about “Create from what you know and who you are.”<p><b>Lena Dunham</b> is the …

Mental Health

Programs for emotional health and creativity

Programs to enhance your emotional health, personal growth and creative life.<p>For anxiety relief and emotional health:<p>For personal growth:<p>For …

Creativity

Psychologist Cheryl Arutt on Creative Artist Issues

<i>“Do I have to be in pain to write? I thought so, as most of my contemporaries did…”</i>Musician Sting<b>Cheryl Arutt</b>, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical …

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> …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Creativity

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

Creativity

Using Our Shadow Self for Creativity and Healing

“Seeds find nourishment in the dark.”<br>Author and teacher Mark Matousek writes about the challenges and rewards of solitude, and refers to May Sarton’s …

Spirituality

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 …

Procrastination