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Steve Jobs Quotes at BrainyQuote.com

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"Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.
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this is called Out of the Box thinking - seeing new connections!

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15 Ten-Minute Activities To Jump-Start Your Creativity - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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15 Ten-Minute Activities To Jump-Start Your Creativity
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15 Ten-Minute Activities To Jump-Start Your Creativity While occasionally it feels like ideas just pop into our heads, it's rarely without some preparation on our parts.
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Practices to alter your perspective. Nice!

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The power of intention - by Bridget Webber - Helium

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Have you ever heard of the phrase,where your attention goes energy flows?
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This is training our brain to recognize scotomas - one of the first steps in managing the subconscious.

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There's No Right Way to Live Your Life | Wise Pond, Inc.

From the time we were infants, we were told that there is a “right” way to live your life.  Therefore, your job is to find that right way.  Everyone has an opinion about how you should live.  Some think you should...
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Relieve yourself of the burden!

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Ann Dixon's curator insight, December 15, 2013 11:25 AM

entrepeneurism is all about minset. How's yours?

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7 Simple Ways To Increase Your Creativity | Seven Sentences

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Creativity leaks, it's important to keep your tank full and to not let it run dry. Read seven ways to stay creative right here.
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Take Creative Control - An Ode to Creative Work

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A film about the opportunity, hardship and responsibility of creative work.
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Innovation through Creativity: Jumpstarting Your Mind

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“Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” - Pablo Picasso Inspiration and creativity drive your entrepreneurial (Innovation through Creativity: Jumpstarting Your Mind http://t.co/fWmo0Czq...)...
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The Passion Trap | Wise Pond, Inc.

We hear the term all the time now. "I need to find my passion." "I've lost my passion." "I'm passionate about this or that..." One might get the impression that passion is a critical factor in how we are supposed to set up our lives.
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Does Your Team Have Enough Women To Solve Creative Problems?

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The collective intelligence of teams rises with the number of women involved.
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9 creativity principles by inspiring movies on kids’ imagination | 7 ideas

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RT @7ideas: 9 creativity principles by inspiring movies on kids’ imagination http://t.co/BJJOpR26 #creativity #kids #innovation...
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Busy Signal — How multitasking leads to ignorance

According to the Buddhist way of looking at things, each moment of consciousness is a precious gift. Awareness itself is the primary currency of the human condition, and as such it deserves to be spent carefully. Sitting quietly in a serene environment, letting go of the various petty disturbances that roil and diminish consciousness, and experiencing as fully as possible the poignancy of this fleeting moment—this is an enterprise of deep intrinsic value, an aesthetic experience beyond words. The more unified, stable, luminous, and attentive the mind is at this moment, the more profound the experience.

 

Our contemporary view of consciousness is so different from this, so much less. It is as if the accomplishment of mere tasks is of primary value, while the quality of awareness with which these tasks are undertaken is irrelevant. One can hurtle through the day doing this, that, and the other thing—often simultaneously—with great busyness and pressure, only to relax in the evening by trying to keep up with images that flash across the television screen multiple times per second. For many of us, the deep states of tranquil alertness of which the mind is capable are entirely unknown.

 

Yes, the chattering, cavorting, cacophonous monkey mind is capable of clever deeds and great mischief, and these things are not entirely without value. But the mind is also capable of settling down, gathering its power, and turning its gaze upon itself, and in such instances it can come to know itself deeply. Buddhists call this gaining wisdom, and this too is a valuable thing to do.

 

More importantly, perhaps, it is a healthy thing to do. It is now well known that a restful body is healthier than a body in constant states of stress. It is becoming better known that a restful mind is healthier than a mind beset with anxiety, compulsion, addiction, and other agitating states. It may even turn out to be the case that a restful society is healthier than one beset with tension, prejudice, exploitation, and war. I hope we have a chance to find out someday.

 

Meanwhile, peace is accessible. This, too, is an empirically demonstrable fact: try turning off the radio, the phone, the computer, and the TV; sit comfortably in a quiet place, relaxing the body and mind; mindfully breathe in, mindfully breathe out, and abandon—just for now—any thought or response that tends to disperse and divide your awareness. As you do this successfully for several moments in a row, you will find the mind gradually becoming more tranquil, more focused, more clear, and more powerful. The Buddha might have said: “I know of no single thing healthier than doing one thing at a time."

 

— Andrew Olendzki, Ph.D., is the executive director and senior scholar at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies


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Leadership Perspectives: What Is Your Intention?

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Leadership Perspectives: What Is Your Intention?
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Ann Dixon's curator insight, November 13, 2013 10:03 AM

Are you a leader?

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5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Creativity

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Creativity | the manifestation of intention | Scoop.it
If you’re in need of more outside-the-box, inventive thinking at work, here are five ways to boost your creativity.
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Ann Dixon's curator insight, December 15, 2013 11:22 AM

Sometimes we all need to get a bit more creative. Here are 5 tips to help

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Twitter / eanieves: Creativity Takes No Excuses: ...

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Creativity Takes No Excuses: "If It's Important Enough, You'll Make Time For It." #art #filmmaking http://t.co/Wo0sKw4a9h
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Eight weeks to make a major shift in your life

Eight weeks to make a major shift in your life | the manifestation of intention | Scoop.it
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excert from The Manifestation Handbook: Stepping into your role as co-creator 

 

There is a reason I have designed this course to be eight weeks in length. The latest research in neuroscience[1] indicates that we require at least eight weeks of consistent effort to make a behavioral shift permanent and form new neural pathways in our brain. Eight weeks is the minimum. If you are serious about intentionally creating your life, then you will continue to work with these principles in a disciplined way beyond the eight week point. It means constantly learning, reading, and interacting with people of like mind, and continuing to be the predominant creative force in your life. It means keeping yourself challenged and often uncomfortable. And for those concerned about aging and its detrimental effects on the brain: there is no better elixir of youth than staying mentally sharp by continually creating that which is most truly important to you. In these eight weeks, you will learn key new concepts to structure your understanding of manifestation and your ability to create. A vital component of this process is utilizing the Audio Program. The Audio Program leads you through a creative and spiritual odyssey that will focus your abilities and expand your resources.

 

[1] Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D..  “The Neuroscience of Change.” 

 

 

Alida Birch is a shamanic healer and teaches internationally. She is based in Eugene, Oregon.

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If You're Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

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If you're still looking for a business case to justify spending time meditating, try this one: Meditation makes you more productive. How? By increasing your capacity to resist distracting urges.

 

Research shows that an ability to resist urges will improve your relationships, increase your dependability, and raise your performance. If you can resist your urges, you can make better, more thoughtful decisions. You can be more intentional about what you say and how you say it. You can think about the outcome of your actions before following through on them.

 

Our ability to resist an impulse determines our success in learning a new behavior or changing an old habit. It's probably the single most important skill for our growth and development.

 


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Staying focused is key to manifestation!

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Anne Duncan's curator insight, April 4, 2014 9:26 AM

Who says meditation is a waste of time? Not me... but I will try to be more consistent after reading Peter Bregman's post.

Meditation teaches us to resist the urge of that counterproductive follow through. That alone is a great reason to practice meditation.

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34 Excellent Quotes on and around Creativity | VIVSINGH

34 Excellent Quotes on and around Creativity | VIVSINGH | the manifestation of intention | Scoop.it
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. – Oscar Wilde; Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity. – T.S. Eliot; Anymore, no one's mind is their own. – Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby; Chance favors the prepared mind.
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Manifestation - The Emerald Group by Dina Soker

The Emerald Group as channeled by Dina Soker on 10/26/2012 about manifestation. Our website: http://lifeguidechannel.com/ About Dina Soker, Channeler of The ...
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Passion and the Global Labor Market | Working Solutions Blog

Passion and the Global Labor Market | Working Solutions Blog | the manifestation of intention | Scoop.it
In the New World of Work, where boundless work opportunities are available to an increasingly virtualized workforce, having a passion for what you do will be critical to success.
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The Creativity Paradox: What's Your Pinball

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Science Confirms The Obvious: Rejection Can Make You More Creative

Science Confirms The Obvious: Rejection Can Make You More Creative | the manifestation of intention | Scoop.it
Don’t let rejection get you down--it might be the ticket to creativity, science says.
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Creativity meets recycling. Me like.

Creativity meets recycling. Me like. | the manifestation of intention | Scoop.it
Creativity meets recycling. Me like. (Creativity meets recycling.
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