Creativity

“Which is the Best?” “They are all the best!” Creativity is a marvelous thing, but don’t get caught in the trap of thinking it needs to look or be a certain way. Art is merely a vehicle for transmitting and expressing emotion. If you talk to a seasoned musician or visual artist, you will find…

Inner Artist

I read somewhere that an artist is someone who looks at something ordinary, but sees something completely different. To have an inner artist, I don’t think you need to have mastered a specific modality, though it can be a helpful vehicle for sharing your insights. You merely need to approach life with the creative awe,…

Zombie Slaves

Are you running your life or are you spending so much time with the “screens” in your life you have lost touch with the “screen” of your inner voice? I have found there is a direct correlation between my spending too much time focusing on external screens and my inability to maintain my center. To…

How I Get Creative

Are your comfortable or uncomfortable with your creativity? What ignites your creativity and what stifles it? Where are you the most comfortable being creative? At home? At work? In the kitchen? In the garden? Do you like creating with others? Or do you prefer creating by yourself? I think everyone is creative. I also feel…

Have More Fun!

Deadlines! Rules on how to do it! Grades! How can you be creative when someone is breathing down your neck? If a learning situation doesn’t stimulate curiosity, awe, wonder, and discovery, learning can become boring and difficult. Unfortunately, in many schools, because of large classroom sizes, lack of funds, and a focus on testing, they…