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Creative People Cross Boundaries – Part 2

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How does the intensity, complexity and “border-crossing” of creative people encourage being more creative? Creative people often have personalities and inner experiences that are intense and beyond ordinary in multiple ways.
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The INTJ Personality and Being Creative

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“My psyche’s fight, my whole life, has been the head against the heart.” Jodie Foster


Another famous INTJ: Isaac Asimov. He has commented: “[People think] a scientist is cold… and uses only his reason; he argues carefully step by step, and needs no imagination. That is all wrong… The true scientist is quite imaginative as well as rational..."


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Trusting Your Instincts to Be Creative

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"You have to stop thinking too much and just use your heart and your gut and your instincts [when acting]. Any intellect just gets in the way.” Actor Rachel Weisz ///

Judith Orloff, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, notes: “As much as I respect and enjoy the fact-finding, analytic mind my training emphasized, we must tap other kinds of intelligence.

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How to Be Creative: Michael Gelb on Creativity and Innovation

How to Be Creative: Michael Gelb on Creativity and Innovation | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

“Psychologists have known for many years that mindsets have a huge impact on your mood, your perceptual abilities and your general level of happiness. And mindset is probably the most important influence on your creative ability.”


From description in my article for the Mastering Creativity course by Michael Gelb. Also read about his other classes and books.


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Playing and Being Creative

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“Swept up by the deeper states of play, one feels balanced, creative, focused…”
Diane Ackerman is a poet, essayist and naturalist who has taught at a number of universities, including Columbia and Cornell. In her book “Deep Play”...
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Developing Creativity newsletter

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Developing Creativity newsletter: *Director Alejandro Inarritu on Creative Work *Developing Creativity Course for Entrepreneurs *Mindfulness and Developing Creativity *Being A Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur *Gaining Reasonable Confidence Online Course

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Developing Creativity newsletter

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Articles: * Personality of Creative People * Eccentric and Creative * Thinking Differently * Fairy Tales and Bigger Truths * many more

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Accelerate your Creativity

Information and inspiration on creativity, personal growth, giftedness, high sensitivity, mental health and other topics - by writer, researcher and author Douglas Eby.

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Developing Creativity newsletter

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Contents include: * Pushed to Excel; * Creative and Multitalented; * Programs for Introverts and Highly Sensitive People; * Why Smart People Hurt book - & much more.

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Ada Lovelace, Innovation and Imagination

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Ada Lovelace talked about her passions for creative imagination and math:

“Imagination is the Discovering Faculty, pre-eminently … It is that which feels & discovers what is, the REAL which we see not, which exists not for our senses.

“Mathematical science shows what is. It is the language of unseen relations between things..."

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Developing Creativity newsletter

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Developing Creativity newsletter :

* Stories about your introversion;

* Energy Management;

* Emotional Health Resources;

* Letting Go of Perfectionism

  and more articles

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Developing Creativity newsletter 9.27.14

Developing Creativity newsletter : Chaos and Creative Expression; Nurturing Self-Esteem; Challenged By Being So Smart; much more.

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Keeping the turmoil in your art - not your spirit | TalentDevelop

Keeping the turmoil in your art - not your spirit | TalentDevelop | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

There seems to be an enduring false mythology about creative inspiration that it benefits from an "edge" of nervous tension or even anxiety.


“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” Friedrich Nietzsche

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How Sensitivity Can Enhance Creativity - The Creative Mind

How Sensitivity Can Enhance Creativity - The Creative Mind | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

“For me, fashion is incredibly emotional. I go to shows in Paris and try not to cry.”Actor Jessica Chastain


Qualities such as emotionality and empathy can help highly sensitive people be especially creative.

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Must-Have Resources for Multi-Passionate People

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“Imagine if I plopped you into a tub full of books hand-picked to help multi-passionate entrepreneurs thrive in their careers? That would be a pretty sweet bath, huh?"


-- The third annual Multi-Passionate Must-Haves is out today [May 12 2015] for 72 hours only.


"Hand-picked products with a business-spin, specifically for multi-passionate entrepreneurs. Many products are exclusive to the sale."


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Leaky Attention and Being More Creative

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A Northwestern University study found “physiological evidence of a connection between creative thinking and sensory distractions, or what they call ‘leaky attention.’"

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Mastering Creativity program with Michael Gelb

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"Psychologists have known for many years that mindsets have a huge impact on your mood, your perceptual abilities and your general level of happiness. And mindset is probably the most important influence on your creative ability." -


Mastering Creativity program with New York Times bestselling author Michael Gelb - Live training starts Thursday, March 26, 2015.

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Developing Creativity Course for Entrepreneurs

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Online course for "Reverse Engineering the mental frameworks that geniuses from Jobs to Da Vinci used to dominate their fields."


Instructor Timothy Kenny is the author of “Accelerated Learning for Entrepreneurs.” “He teaches classes and speaks to groups about how to accelerate their learning so that they can build successful businesses faster and with more confidence in their success.


“Timothy has taught at the Harvard Innovation lab, The Tufts University Entrepreneurs Society..."

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Luigina Sgarro's curator insight, February 13, 4:41 AM

Creatività e imprenditorialità così unite che a volte non si distinguono.
Creativity and entrepreneurship: so  close you can't tell them.

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Mindfulness and Developing Creativity | TalentDevelop

Mindfulness and Developing Creativity | TalentDevelop | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

Harvard Professor of Psychology Ellen Langer comments:

“When we live our lives mindlessly, we don’t see, hear, taste, or experience much of what might turn lives verging on boredom into lives that are rich and exciting. We are essentially ‘not there’ to notice much of the world around us…

“Beginning an artistic activity is one way to help us..."

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Developing Creativity 11.15.14

Developing Creativity newsletter: * Being An Introverted Entrepreneur * Where Do We Get Creative Inspiration? * Creative Anxiety * Cheryl Richardson on Protect…
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Developing Creativity newsletter 11.01.14

Developing Creativity newsletter: * Fear and Courage and Creating * Impostor Feelings & Your Creativity * Resources for Introverts and Highly Sensitive People …
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Creative thinking - creative mindfulness

Creative thinking - creative mindfulness | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

"Creative mindfulness requires that you vanish, your mind hushed, so that your creative thoughts can appear. Open to an ever-deepening silence that is pregnant with your coming creative work.”

> Eric Maisel, PhD.

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Eva Rider's curator insight, March 26, 1:17 AM

Taking a moment in our day to let go, open, daydream and  receive allows creativity to flow, with surprising insights and resuts.

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Developing Creativity newsletter

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Contents include:
*The Unknowing Gifted
* A Different Story [for your life]
* Highly Sensitive Personality and Creativity
* Books To Fuel Your Creative Mind
* & much more.

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Creating To Maintain Meaning | Developing Multiple Talents

Creating To Maintain Meaning | Developing Multiple Talents | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

Making meaning is especially crucial for creative people, and one of the potential consequences of insufficient meaning in our lives and work is depression.


Julie Taymor made a comment about her work: “Whatever it is, I have to really love it…When you approach it that way, you come at it with all your soul and intelligence.”

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» Chaos and Creative Expression - The Creative Mind

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Creative people and writers about the creative process often say creative work is a way to release or make use of inner chaos; what is this turmoil?


"The very impulse to write, I think, springs from an inner chaos crying for order, for meaning, and that meaning must be discovered in the process of writing or the work lies dead as it is finished." Arthur Miller

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maria taveras's curator insight, March 4, 6:26 PM

"...or the work lies dead as if it is finished."  As far as I understand the creative process phenomenon, the work does go back into the depths of the unconscious, until it resurfaces once more in a different form. For the unconscious keeps on trying to get the "ego" attention for a specific reason.

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Developing Creativity newsletter 9-15-14

Developing Creativity newsletter Sep 15 - *Work-Life-Creative Balance video; *Self-Esteem video; *Facebook Community for Introverted Artists; *Books to fuel creation - and more

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