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What leads creative people to create? inspiration? perspiration? threat of having to work a "real job"?
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3 Art Therapy Techniques to Deal with Anxiety - PsychCentral.com (blog)

3 Art Therapy Techniques to Deal with Anxiety - PsychCentral.com (blog) | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Art therapy can be valuable in navigating anxiety. It can become another healthy tool in our collection whether your anxiety is occasional or chronic. One big

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Too Much Talk of Creativity?

Too Much Talk of Creativity? | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
I remember back in high school discovering new music like I was searching for the Holy Grail. When I found a new band that excited me a door opened to an entire new world filled with inspiration. I’d tell every friend I knew about them to share them with others. Then something happened. Once it…
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What The Most Successful People Understand About Creative Work

What The Most Successful People Understand About Creative Work | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert shares her ideas about the importance of constantly moving between extremes for creative success.
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Is Your Inner Critic In Charge? | ArtistThink

Is Your Inner Critic In Charge? | ArtistThink | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Is Your Inner Critic is at large & in charge? Today we discuss the cues you need to be mindful of to cultivate your inner artist rather than your inner critic.
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Schools can use the arts to improve student achievement

Schools can use the arts to improve student achievement | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Incorporating the arts into classroom learning can boost academic skills, creativity and motivation, says Sandra Ruppert, director of the Arts Education Partnership. Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland piloted an arts-integration program in 15 schools last year and expanded it to 41 schools this year.
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Lessons Learned from Working with Gifted and Creative Kids

Lessons Learned from Working with Gifted and Creative Kids | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
The author, a psychologist with over 35 years experience in the lab, classroom, and clinic, shares two lessons that he has learned in his work with gifted and creative kids. The first lesson is that talent development among gifted kids requires more than high intelligence. The second lesson is that success in adult life requires both head strengths and heart strengths.
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30 Sage Quotes That Will Fracture Your Worldview

30 Sage Quotes That Will Fracture Your Worldview | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
'I’ve put together this list of 30 of the most profound and perspective-broadening quotes I’ve ever read. The hope is that these pebbles of thought will disrupt your worldview and challenge you to claim a more thoughtful, creative, compassionate existence.' Jordan Bates
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Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci

Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Did you know Leonardo da Vinci barely finished any of his projects?! In today's art activity with Artist Think I have a special video to show you. I talk about an insightful book that's from the time of the Renaissance. It's written by Giorgio Vasari and he shares the stories he hears as well as personal accounts…
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Helping Kids Overcome Procrastination: Why Wait?

Helping Kids Overcome Procrastination: Why Wait? | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
The best way to help kids manage procrastination tendencies is to support them in becoming invested in their own learning and personal growth. Here are twelve strategies for parents.
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Why Batching Your Art Is Important

Why Batching Your Art Is Important | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
I often fear I don’t have a unique style or voice in my art. It’s something that is hard to define, comes with time, and changes as your work changes over time. When artists hear they must have a unique style to sell or promote their art some argue back: "I don’t want the restriction of being subject…
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Make the Thing That Scares You

Make the Thing That Scares You | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Make the thing that scares you. You know that voice you quieted a long time ago still cries out for it occasionally. Remember that voice? It's your inner artist calling you to create. It’s the one you always have a reply for: “I’m too busy,” “I’m too old,” “I’m bad at it,” “I don’t know where…
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Innovation Excellence | Myth Busted: Does Creativity Need Resources?

Innovation Excellence | Myth Busted: Does Creativity Need Resources? | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
The importance of resources to company success was emphasized in the resource based view theory: “firms obtain sustained competitive advantages by implementing strategies that exploit their internal strengths, through responding to environmental opportunities, while neutralizing external threats and avoiding internal weaknesses” (Barney, “Firm resources and sustained competitive advantage”, 1991).
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Why I Should Have Paid More Attention in Music Theory Class

Why I Should Have Paid More Attention in Music Theory Class | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Why becoming truly great requires more than just good instincts.
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“If our performers – players, singers, and conductors alike – had a better insight into the essentials of musical scores, we would not be faced with what seems to have become almost a rule in the superficially over-polished performances of today: either the rattling through of a piece without any reasonable articulation, without any deeper penetration into its character, tempo, expression, meaning, and effect – or the hyper-individualistic distortion of the ideas expressed in a composer’s score.”

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Making It Up on the Spot: How Improv Comedy Creates Leaders

Making It Up on the Spot: How Improv Comedy Creates Leaders | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Beyond the fun and the thrills, improv has made me a better leader. It cultivates authenticity, teamwork, creativity, agility and growth mindsets!
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Creating Art By Noticing Subtle Details

Creating Art By Noticing Subtle Details | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Photorealist painting is one form of creative expression that demands a high degree of technical prowess and attention to detail – which may be enhanced by the personality trait of high sensitivity. // A profile on the artist notes that Ralph...
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Why Do Narcissists Lose Popularity Over Time?

Why Do Narcissists Lose Popularity Over Time? | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Narcissists are good at being popular, making new friends, and acquiring social status, but they are really quite terrible at sustaining anything meaningful and intimate.
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Patron Of The Arts - @muz4now

Patron Of The Arts - @muz4now | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
If you thought the idea of being a patron of the arts is old-fashioned, perhaps it's time to think again. Stan Stewart explores the concept and practice.
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A Writer’s Routine

A Writer’s Routine | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Here we have a refreshingly honest look into the daily routine of a professional wordsmith. It's a play-by-play that provides insight into some of the best practices, habits and subjective experiences of best-selling author Ryan Holiday.
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Can You Hear Your Inner Artist?

Can You Hear Your Inner Artist? | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
When I’m feeling anxious or stressed I have a hard time focusing on much of anything. I know making art would likely be a good idea, but despite this knowledge, I can struggle. I focus on a problem (like, what would be a quality new name for this amazing space?) and obsessively think about it.…
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Finding Your Life’s Work

Finding Your Life’s Work | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Shed some light on your life’s calling with this science-backed journaling activity!
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10 awesome books on creativity you don’t want to miss

10 awesome books on creativity you don’t want to miss | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Many people consider creativity something mystical or unique, that some people have while others don’t. In reality though creativity is simply a process that you can develop and improve.
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Music 3.0 Music Industry Blog: 10 Steps To Being More Creative

Music 3.0 Music Industry Blog: 10 Steps To Being More Creative | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
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It's called being creative. On memes and copyright. - The Illusion of More

It's called being creative. On memes and copyright. - The Illusion of More | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Washington Post tech writer Caitlin Dewey says our favorite memes will be "killed' by copyright. But not really so much.
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Creating and Intuition and Procrastination

Creating and Intuition and Procrastination | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
“A good artist lets their intuition lead them wherever it wants.” – Lao-Tzu Do you use intuition in your creative explorations? Or other parts of your life? Many creative people declare intuition is a valuable, even essential, part...
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8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity

8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity | creative process or what inspires creativity? | Scoop.it
Sometimes, to accomplish your goals, you just need to change how you think and behave.
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