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The War of Art – Conversations with Steven Pressfield

The War of Art – Conversations with Steven Pressfield | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
If you only read one book about creativity, I tell my clients, make it The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.
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Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Alchemy of Fear

Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Alchemy of Fear | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
Great creative inventions don't come from betting on a sure thing. They come from facing our fears and working with uncertainty. Here's how to train up.
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10 Tips to Find Your Own Artistic Voice

10 Tips to Find Your Own Artistic Voice | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

There are some individuals who have been painting or creating for years, but still struggle to find his or her own voice as an artist. This is a rather common phenomenon, but it can be very frustrating and disconcerting.

 

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Why Creative Thinking Doesn’t Cut It

Why Creative Thinking Doesn’t Cut It | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

"In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it."  ~Michelangelo

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Creativity as a Spiritual Practice

Creativity as a Spiritual Practice | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

When you create you lose yourself in your creation. Time seems to stand still
and all else is forgotten. You participate in the divine play that is creativity.

Lucia Capacchione, Ph.D

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Feed Your Creativity: The Palate Cleanser Project

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Accessing Creative Inspiration

Accessing Creative Inspiration | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
You don’t need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Don’t even listen, simply wait. Don’t even wait.
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Is creativity a black art?

Is creativity a black art? | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
Is creativity a black art?: ‘where do you get your ideas?’ It’s the question every writer dreads. The truthful a...

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Albert Einstein on Creativity

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“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.” – Albert Einstein. In the book BORROWING BRILLIANCE, David Murray contends, “… there's a fine line between plagiarism and creativity—that creative thought ...
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Interest in Creativity, But No Belief?

Interest in Creativity, But No Belief? | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
Making art is an act of faith. It does take courage to share ourselves with the world. I call myself a “floor sample” of my own tool kit: my tools are born of practice, not theory.
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How to Bounce Back from Disappointment

How to Bounce Back from Disappointment | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
As a Creative, you are vulnerable each time you put one of your pieces out for the public to view.
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All Ducks Do Not Walk in a Row

All Ducks Do Not Walk in a Row | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

Breakthrough results are not always the result of a revolutionary Eureka moment. Quite the opposite.

They are often the result of doubt, confusion, ambiguity, and experiments that go awry.

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"Gratitude-less-ness" an AH-HA moment!

"Gratitude-less-ness" an AH-HA moment! | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

Well hang on, here comes a huge AH-HA moment! There may be an anatomical answer for some of this "gratitude-less-ness".
WHEW! It’s not all my fault!

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Choices

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  “…your real work is to decide what you want and then focus upon it.                                          

Official Website of Actress Susyn Elise Duris.

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What’s the Difference Between Incubation and Procrastination?

What’s the Difference Between Incubation and Procrastination? | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
The creative process can look a bit odd from the outside.
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To be creative, you have to believe and act as if you are creative!

To be creative, you have to believe and act as if you are creative! | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

To be creative, you have to believe and act as if you are creative. Check out these tips and resources for creativity development. Being creative is a role.


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Clutter can kill creativity and innovation | Unclutterer

Clutter can kill creativity and innovation | Unclutterer | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
Career expert and author Jonathan Fields shares his insights in a guest post on the connection between order and workplace productivity, creativity, and innovation.
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Yes! Your creativity is what the world needs!

Yes! Your creativity is what the world needs! | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
Yes! Your creativity is what the world needs. For a long time I believed – as I think many of us are taught – that creative geniuses were special. It’s such a common belief that to be someone who... (Yes!

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Releasing Creativity…In a Really Fun Way

Releasing Creativity…In a Really Fun Way | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

"I'm always on the look out for ingenious ideas to help release creativity. One trend I've noticed lately involves groups of people getting together at a local bar, restaurant or designated studio to explore a specific creative medium."

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Is There a Template for Creativity?

Is There a Template for Creativity? | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it

"We creatives love to think of ourselves as revolutionaries and rule-breakers, thinking outside the box, breaking free of convention and plucking inspiration out of thin air"

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Action and Change

The third A in the AAA change plan is action. Sometimes, and only with a healthy dose of self awareness, acceptance is the end of the line.
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Free Coaching eCourses, Podcasts & More | Box of Crayons

Free Coaching eCourses, Podcasts & More | Box of Crayons | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
Take advantage of free coaching e-courses, inspiration, podcasts, movies and more!
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A Hidden Aspect of Creative Life

A Hidden Aspect of Creative Life | Creative Life-The Artist's Way | Scoop.it
A certainty anchor is a practice or process that adds something known and reliable to your life when you may otherwise feel you're spinning off in a million different directions.

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25 lessons for creatives

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25 lessons for creative people, courtesy of Patti Smith http://t.co/uu2TFncD’s-‘just-kids-’/...

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The Artist's Way's 10 Principles of Creativity

10 Principles of Creativity from Julia Cameron's book "The Artist's Way." This is for when you need a little boost or encouragement to allow your inner artis...
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