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Strategies for living a balanced, intuitive, simple life. Art, green living, yoga, music, environment, harmony with the earth
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Sublime and subversive: Female artists take on mother nature

Sublime and subversive: Female artists take on mother nature | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Two new exhibits at the National Museum of Women in the Arts show how female artists' depictions of nature include the beautiful and the bizarre.

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On Motivation: Beloved Composer Leonard Bernstein on Why We Create

On Motivation: Beloved Composer Leonard Bernstein on Why We Create | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
A journey to the heart of "the mindless, useless, glorious pursuit of artistic truth." An even greater and more enduring mystery than the (On Motivation: Beloved Composer Leonard Bernstein on Why We Create | Brain Pickings
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Daily Kos: Two small changes in the bathroom could improve the environment and your health

Daily Kos: Two small changes in the bathroom could improve the environment and your health | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Consumer decisions we make as individuals don't change much, but a lot of individuals acting together become something more, and the spread of information is the first step to getting there. Two ...

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Why Your Creativity Needs Boundaries to Thrive

Why Your Creativity Needs Boundaries to Thrive | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Creative work takes a lot of time. And if you don't consciously set aside that time it won't happen. That means finding balance and setting boundaries.
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The 3 most important questions to help you live smaller

The 3 most important questions to help you live smaller | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
It all begins with a simple question: Do I really need this? Once you start down that road, you'll want to keep going.
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72 Uses For Simple Household Products To Save Money & Avoid Toxins

72 Uses For Simple Household Products To Save Money & Avoid Toxins | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Limiting the amount of products you bring into your home will not only cut down on costs at the grocery store but will keep you and your family healthier. Below is a list of some common uses for
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Killer whales dazzle in hourlong show off L.A.; 'Like SeaWorld without the tanks' | GrindTV.com

Killer whales dazzle in hourlong show off L.A.; 'Like SeaWorld without the tanks' | GrindTV.com | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Killer whales are at the center of a broiling SeaWorld controversy, thanks to “Blackfish the Movie,” which has shed light on how the iconic mammals [...]

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Music as a Language: Victor Wooten at TEDxGabriolaIsland - YouTube

Victor Wooten is an innovator, composer, arranger, producer, vocalist, and multiinstrumentalist. He has been called the greatest bass player in the world. He...
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Six Things We Learned About Our Changing Climate in 2013

Six Things We Learned About Our Changing Climate in 2013 | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Scientists are in agreement that human activities are altering our climate—and it's an illusion that the pace of changes seems to have slowed down
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The Getty and Google Unleash Free Art — And Your Creative Potential - Wired

The Getty and Google Unleash Free Art — And Your Creative Potential - Wired | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
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It's about integrating art and people's digital lives — and with that, unlocking the creativity that is key to our future progress and humanity.
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▶ Digital detox and reboot your creativity : Caroline Giegerich

Caroline Giegerich's personal talk digs deep to investigate digital overload as it affects our creative thinking. Through her own battle with digital addicti...

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Five Creativity Exercises to Find Your Passion

Five Creativity Exercises to Find Your Passion | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Want to start a business, but not sure what to pursue? Here's how to discover what you love.
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Give childhood back to children: if we want our offspring to have happy, productive and moral lives, we must allow more time for play, not less

Give childhood back to children: if we want our offspring to have happy, productive and moral lives, we must allow more time for play, not less | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
I’m a research bio-psychologist with a PhD, so I’ve done lots of school. I’m a pretty good problem-solver, in my work and in the rest of my life, but that has little to do with the schooling I’ve had.
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Play is how we learn!

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Buy less foreign food says Environment Minister: Quarter of imported products 'could be grown in Britain'

Buy less foreign food says Environment Minister: Quarter of imported products 'could be grown in Britain' | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Owen Paterson wants consumers to buy Scottish raspberries and Kent apples because British farmers and producers 'grow some of the best food in the world'.

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Top 10 Most Important Items To Recycle

Top 10 Most Important Items To Recycle | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Here's a list from the National Recycling Coalition of the ten most important items to recycle.

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How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love

How to Avoid Work: A 1949 Guide to Doing What You Love | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
"Life really begins when you have discovered that you can do anything you want."

"There is an ugliness in being paid for work one does no
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Awesomeness. 

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In Harmony with the New Year - Simple Creative Life

In Harmony with the New Year - Simple Creative Life | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Stop making resolutions and commit instead to flow. This is the year of listening to your body, for your body is part of Mother Nature and Her wisdom.
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Green Game: Environmental Games | Ecogamer.ORG

Green Game: Environmental Games | Ecogamer.ORG | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Green game, environmental games, energy games, recycling games
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Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading From the Heart - Living Green Magazine

Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading From the Heart - Living Green Magazine | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Moonrise gives me the juice to bound forward into the future with hope and excitement.

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The Real Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

The Real Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
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New Year Being - Beyond Stillness

New Year Being - Beyond Stillness | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
January 1, 2014 – New Moon in Capricorn   Everything wants to be in balance Everything wants to be soft The year wants more movement More quiet Less direction More ease More focus on wisdom More friendship Stronger community More rhythm The joining...
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Madness and creativity: do we need to be crazy? | TalentDevelop

Madness and creativity: do we need to be crazy? | TalentDevelop | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
The mythology of the mad artist continues in various forms, supported to some extent by research. For example, there are studies indicating writers are more susceptible to depression.

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"creativity is the highest pinnacle of self actualization"

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Why You Should Work From A Coffee Shop, Even When You Have An Office

Why You Should Work From A Coffee Shop, Even When You Have An Office | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
The experience of working out of coffee shops is so positive that even if you have an office you should shoot for a few coffee shop days each month...
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Be as Creative as a Kindergartner

Be as Creative as a Kindergartner | Simple Creative Life | Scoop.it
Tom and David Kelley of the design firm IDEO talk about their new book, “Creative Confidence,” which offers a range of strategies for winning back the kind of creativity evident on a kindergarten playground, using “design thinking” methodologies...
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