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Developing Creativity: Fear Is Not A Disease | TalentDevelop

Developing Creativity: Fear Is Not A Disease | TalentDevelop | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it

"As children, fear is a natural part of our lives, but as adults we view fear as a disease. It’s not a disease." - Psychologist Robert Maurer //

 

“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.” James Thurber  //

 

Ben Stiller stars in and directs a movie version of Thurber’s famous story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and comments, “At a certain point, you want to be taking chances. That’s when you’re having the most vital experiences.”

 

 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 24, 2013 1:56 PM

Without fear, we are not moving forward into new and uncharted waters.

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Anxiety and the Amygdala

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Anxiety and the Amygdala

The amygdala in the brain's limbic system has a role is in the processing of emotional reactions like anxiety or 'flight or fight' responses.

 

Dealing with anxiety will help you express your creative talents more fully.

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Do Creative Work Activities Create Stress?

Do Creative Work Activities Create Stress? | Developing Creativity | Scoop.it
"These stressful elements of creative work detract from what most people generally see as the positive sides of creative job conditions."...

The demands associated with creative work activities pose key challenges for workers, according to new research out of the University of Toronto that describes the stress associated with some aspects of work and its impact on the boundaries between work and family life.

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