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By Christi Krug | Inspiration for Doodling, Coloring, and Spontaneous Creation

What is dopamine? Love, lust, sex, addiction, gambling, motivation, reward.

In a brain that people love to describe as “awash with chemicals,” one chemical always seems to stand out. Dopamine: the molecule behind all our most …

How to Bullet Journal: The Absolute Ultimate Guide

Colour Me Mindful: The Benefits of Colouring Books as a Calming Tool

Mindfulness is all about focusing on the present. On thoughts, feelings, sensations and emotions that are happening right now. With all of the …

Mindfulness

In Praise of Doodling

By: Matthew Battles<br>August 24, 2009<p>Preliterate, primordial, the doodle is at once the most common and the most ignored art form. And yet for all its …

The higher purpose of doodling

<i>Is the employee who DOODLES at office meetings a goof-off who's neglecting his or her responsibilities? Or is he or she actually exercising something</i> …

Doodlers In Chief

Many of former presidents expressed their boredom, frustration or intentions through doodling.<p>"Lyndon Johnson and others doodled a lot on the …

Why colouring-in books are the new therapy

If invitations to "Discover your inner creative" make your soul cry, look away now. Adult colouring-in books are now a thing, and craft-loving, artsy people the world over are regressing to the mental age of seven. When they're not playing <i>Candy Crush</i> or <i>Flappy Bird</i>, busy city-dwellers are turning to …

What we learn from doodles

Humans have been doodling in snow, in sand and on cave walls for more than 30,000 years.<p>George Washington, Thomas Edison, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan and Vladimir Nabokov were doodlers. Bill Gates and Frank Gehry are among today's active doodlers.<p>Yet most of us haven't reflected …

Keep Calm and Doodle On - Engaging Science — Science of Learning | PBS

To a teacher, seeing a student hunched over her notebook furiously writing is generally thought of as a good sign. Upon closer inspection, however, a …

Mara Measor's 'Naked Prayers' Uses Doodles To Talk To God

Out of the depths of her despair, Mara Measor started talking to God.<p>The singer-songwriter first started keeping a prayer journal during a year-long service trip to Ethiopia. She felt lonely at first, since she didn’t speak the language, so she turned to God for companionship.<p>Then, her prayers …