Tag Archive: Creativity

Just – Inspiration from the Song of Songs

This piece of minimalist vocal music from David Lang has quickly become my favorite piece of music. Besides being an amazingly enchanting piece of music, what David Lang is doing with the text… Continue reading

Baguettes and Boulangeries

This past weekend I attended a weekend retreat with friends in this cute little cottage in Normandy. On the first morning while trying to cut into a crusty baguette left over from the… Continue reading

What is Technology is Doing to Us?

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Street Art seen near the Place de la République in Paris

Morning Pages Insights

In an earlier post, I dealt with the basics of the MORNING PAGES – a practice at the very heart of The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron.… Continue reading

process vs. product

The other day while reading in The Artist’s Way, I came across this simple phrase, which I’ve been chewing on ever since – “THE PROCESS, NOT THE PRODUCT, WILL BECOME YOUR FOCUS.” Of,… Continue reading

Morning Pages Basics

At the heart of The Artist’s Way self-help guide for (re)discovering your creativity, is what author, Julia Cameron calls the Morning Pages. …Put simply the morning pages are three pages of longhand writing,… Continue reading

The Artist’s Way

Thanks to meeting a new friend, actress Isabelle Sprung at a party that I wasn’t too keen on going to, I find myself in a new Artist’s Way group. It was about 10… Continue reading

Cultivating a Garden for the Elusive Extraordinary

I recently dropped by someone’s house where I encountered something very special. From the exterior, the house was typical for the area: fresh paint, nice lawn. On the inside all was in order,… Continue reading

Creativity and the Everyday Brain

Allow me to suggest an interesting National Public Radio interview with Rex Jung, who does research on the interplay between intelligence, creativity and personality in the brain. http://www.onbeing.org/program/creativity-and-everyday-brain/1879 “How do we prime our… Continue reading

The Land Art of Andy Goldsworthy

I really, really enjoy the “land art” of Andy Goldsworthy. He has a way of looking at nature differently and rearranging it in subtle but fascinating ways. It’s natural. It’s temporal. It’s simple.… Continue reading

The Cry of Body and Soul

from day one in this world we eat we poop we sleep we cry there are no lessons involved no training needed we just do it as adults we have learned to harness… Continue reading

Art is Frightening

Art is frightening. Art isn’t pretty. Art isn’t painting. Art isn’t something you hang on the wall. Art is what we do when we’re truly alive. If you’ve already decided that you’re not… Continue reading

Waterfall of Creativity

An interesting thing happened the other night. I had been asleep only about an hour when I suddenly woke up. I had left NPR radio streaming on my iphone beside my bed…I naturally… Continue reading