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How to make money from hobbies: Tips to boost your retirement income

How to make money from hobbies: Tips to boost your retirement income | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
While we all hope that our pension savings will be sufficient to fund a happy retirement, lots of people decide to boost their incomes in other ways.
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How frustration can make us more creative

How frustration can make us more creative | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Challenges and problems can derail your creative process ... or they can make you more creative than ever. In the surprising story behind the best-selling solo piano album of all time, Tim Harford may just convince you of the advantages of having to work with a little mess.
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11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers. It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where we’ve created an entire …
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Creativity and Emotional Well-Being: Recent Research

Creativity and Emotional Well-Being: Recent Research | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Creative engagement can impact your general sense of well-being; two recent studies on creativity clarify just how creativity affects emotional health in particular.
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Thinking with your hands can help you find new ways to solve problems

Thinking with your hands can help you find new ways to solve problems | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
An innovative study challenges the idea that all thinking is done in the head.
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How to Make Art a Habit: 6 Science-Backed Tips to Try

How to Make Art a Habit: 6 Science-Backed Tips to Try | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Forming a daily art habit isn't just about wanting to create art — psychology is at work, too. Discover six mental tricks to make your hobby a habit.
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40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative

40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

From tiny writing desks to giant painting studios, the only thing all of these creative studios have in common is that they inspired their...

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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently, by Carolyn Gregoire

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently, by Carolyn Gregoire | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

"Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context.

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3 Ways to Support Kids’ Intelligence and Creativity:  What to Strive for When Life’s a Whirlwind

3 Ways to Support Kids’ Intelligence and Creativity:  What to Strive for When Life’s a Whirlwind | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world, there seem to be fewer opportunities to pause, consider, and fortify some of the basic prerequisites for developing children’s intelligence and creativity.

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Infographic: The Dos and Don'ts of Creativity

Infographic: The Dos and Don'ts of Creativity | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

You can prime your brain for creativity by adapting—and ditching—a few simple habits

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How Design Thinking Improves the Creative Process

How Design Thinking Improves the Creative Process | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

How entrepreneurs can take a big idea to a real-world product.

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How to build your creative confidence

How to build your creative confidence | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

Is your school or workplace divided into "creatives" versus practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few.

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Alpha Brain Waves Boost Creativity and Reduce Depression

Alpha Brain Waves Boost Creativity and Reduce Depression | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

Neuroscientists have discovered that increasing alpha brain waves through electrical stimulation or mindfulness can boost creativity and minimize depression.

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Creativity And The Psychology of Design - Tips and Inspiration By Canva

Creativity And The Psychology of Design - Tips and Inspiration By Canva | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Design inspiration, productivity hacks and the smartest ways to generate new ideas.
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The Key To Happiness Lies In A Creative Life

The Key To Happiness Lies In A Creative Life | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
A new study has found that something as simple as practicing a creative hobby once a day was enough to increase overall happiness the following day.
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Make Yourself Happier by Doing One Creative Thing Every Day

Make Yourself Happier by Doing One Creative Thing Every Day | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
We know there’s some sort of connection between happiness and using your imagination, but a recent study suggests any creative pursuit—no matter how small—can help you beat the blues. It only takes a single dose of creativity a day.
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Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds

Art can heal PTSD's invisible wounds | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Trauma silences its victims, says creative arts therapist Melissa Walker, but art can help those suffering from the psychological wounds of war begin to open up and heal. In this inspiring talk, Walker describes how mask-making, in particular, allows afflicted servicemen and women reveal what haunts them -- and, finally, start to let it go.
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Creative Activities Like Baking and Knitting Boost Mental Well-Being

Creative Activities Like Baking and Knitting Boost Mental Well-Being | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it
Research shows that the "flourishing" effect extends to the next day.
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Robot Art Raises Questions about Human Creativity

Robot Art Raises Questions about Human Creativity | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

What is the potential of machine art, and can it truly be described as creative or imaginative?

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

Secrets of the Creative Brain | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.

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Design brands need creative direction, says Jasper Morrison

Design brands need creative direction, says Jasper Morrison | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

Morrison says too many furniture brands don't understand the importance of photographic styling, would benefit from hiring designers as art directors

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Why creative people shouldn't work 9 to 5

Why creative people shouldn't work 9 to 5 | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

Figuring out your best schedule could be the key to creative success.

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Inspiring Your Team and Innovating through Storytelling

Learn great lessons about innovation and inspiration in 10 minutes or less apiece. Some awesome storytelling by Paul Smith - author of Lead With a Story.

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Alpha Brain Waves Boost Creativity and Reduce D...

Alpha Brain Waves Boost Creativity and Reduce D... | The Art of Creative Transformation | Scoop.it

Neuroscientists have discovered that increasing alpha brain waves through electrical stimulation or mindfulness can boost creativity and minimize depression. | Travel, Energy and Technology

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