Amy Poehler on how she deals with the stress of life and still be so creative. In the book I write very briefly about the difference between career and creativity because creativity is loving your work and creativity is like a warm…I picture it like a hispanic woman who makes delicious food for me. I […]
Sometimes being productive means stepping away from your work. Compared to sitting, walking in any form was shown to boost creativity by some 60%–even when subjects sat down at a desk afterward. “I thought walking outside would blow everything out of the water,” said Oppezzo, “but walking on a treadmill in a small, boring room […]
10 Rejection Letters Sent to Famous People U2, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Madonna, Kurt Vonnegut and 5 others. What would have happened if they stopped. What would the world have missed out on. What would the artists have missed out on. Failure is always part of the journey. And so is never giving up.
It’s a powerful idea to have your creativity come from a place of peace and love. The “tortured artist” really distorts the creative process into a dark and mysterious craft. In fact I see more people who are tortured because they are unable to express themselves. I’ve always wondered how much happier we would be […]
Tolkien is a storyteller, a myth maker, for he believed that myths demonstrated truth, that truth cannot actually be understood apart from myth. We can have no true vision of the stars unless we can first see them as “songs of living silver,” no true understanding of the earth until we can first understand it […]