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Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth

Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth | Inspiration | Scoop.it

“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,” Chuck Close scoffed. “A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood,” Tchaikovsky admonished. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too,” Isabel Allende urged. But true as this general sentiment may be, it isn’t always an easy or a livable truth — most creative people do get stuck every once in a while, or at the very least hit the OK plateau. What then?


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British Men: Poetry & Prose

British Men: Poetry & Prose | Inspiration | Scoop.it

V8tracks is Radio, rediscovered - British Men: Poetry & Prose (1hr 30min) by SADarcy| music tags: tom hiddleston, richard armitage, benedict cumberbatch, poetry, and valentine's day | See full list of poems here: http://bit.

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How Can I Fall Asleep Faster?

How Can I Fall Asleep Faster? | Inspiration | Scoop.it
The latest sleep research has revealed a good night's rest is more important than we ever thought.

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Wanna sleep better? Check it out! 

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Vitamins vs. Whole Foods

Vitamins vs. Whole Foods | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Some big news about vitamins not working -- and even causing harm -- has been all over the airways recently, so I reached out to T.

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Smile, Don’t Bark, in Tough Times

Smile, Don’t Bark, in Tough Times | Inspiration | Scoop.it

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Maria Rachelle's curator insight, February 27, 2014 3:13 AM

During taxing circumstances, team members are less likely to address the issue underlying a leader anger and more likely to take offense at your behavior. Read more now.

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Ink on Paper: Some Notes on Note-taking

Is it possible that laptops somehow impair learning -- or conversely, that pen and paper convey some subtle advantage in the classroom? Two psychological scientists, Pam Mueller of Princeton and Daniel Oppenheimer of UCLA, wondered if laptops, despite their plusses, might lead to a shallower kind of cognitive processing, and to lower quality learning. They decided to test the old and the new in a head-to-head contest.


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Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit | Video on TED.com

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled.

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