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Imagination

Grandma's Tales: On Vietnam, Memories and Transformation

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.19.2015 | Books
Andrew Lam

It was hard to explain then what had happened, what we had always expected as the tragic ending of things, human frailty the point of mourning and grief. And wasn't epic loss what made us tell our stories?

Daily Meditation: The Human Imagination

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.07.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

What's Up With All the Honking?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.

Love in Action: Adrian Grenier

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment
One World with Deepak Chopra

Adrian Grenier- The Cultural Creative Adrian Grenier is a multi-talented individual. Producer, director, actor, musician, humanitarian top the list ...

We Need to Teach our Children That They Can Change the World

Kiran Bir Sethi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Education
Kiran Bir Sethi

To turn this story around, Design for Change was born out of the conviction that children are not helpless. The natural youthful optimism they feel; that change is possible and the belief that they can drive it, should be cultivated rather than discouraged.

Imagination, the Precursor of Creative Thinking

Silvia Damiano | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business
Silvia Damiano

In the end, it turns out that imagining and day dreaming are not a waste of time -- as some people still tend to think.

This Office Just Installed A Ball Pit

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

The creative team at London-based design agency Pearlfisher believes that work environments today have grown too serious, focusing on goals without nu...

Valentine's Day: 20 Stories on Love, Chocolate, Roses, Secrets, Bromance, Breakups and Diamonds

Democracy Now! | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics
Democracy Now!

For Valentine's Day, we dug through the Democracy Now! archives to bring you these 20 stories. 1. Love Has No Color Just two years ago, a group of...

The Poetry of Leadership

Silvia Damiano | Posted 04.11.2015 | Arts
Silvia Damiano

Why not write or read more poems? Why not play more music in the work environment, so we can feel more connected to others and in-touch with our emotions?

How To Turn "No Way" Into "Way to Go!"

Colleen Turner | Posted 03.29.2015 | Impact
Colleen Turner

Are you dealing with a major problem for which you can't imagine a solution and feel like giving up? It may be that you are looking at your crisis in a way that's preventing your opportunities from emerging.

The Gatsby Effect: How to Think Yourself Into Success

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The Great Gatsby should be seen as a testament of what someone can accomplish just by having the sheer will to attain it. Gatsby literally dreamed and affirmed himself into success. Everyone is capable of doing the same thing, but most are fearful or lack vision.

The Fatal Flaw

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.23.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Pen or Computer: Which is Better for Creativity?

Warren Adler | Posted 03.21.2015 | Books
Warren Adler

I must admit that it took a while to get over my fear. When I slowed down or met an obstacle while writing, I wondered whether or not the disruption was due to the new process and the difficulties of having to remember the new strokes on a computer keyboard.

Cherishing the Kid Inside All of Us to Create Amazing Customer Experience: Steve Jobs Style

Karthik Rajan | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

The word magic takes me down memory lane, watching magic shows as a child was a roller coaster of delight, curiosity, wonderment, surprise and intrigue -- all rolled into one. For me, magic is a personal experience to cherish and the kid in me was overjoyed to observe its cross over to the professional side -- thanks to Steve Jobs.

God's Instagram Is Life

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

She's showing you the beauty of life the joyful rays of the rising sun the smiles of strangers in the streets and check-out lines the aroma of fres...

Outside of the (Media) Box: Music and Kids' Imagination

Julie Dobrow | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts
Julie Dobrow

More than four decades since I sat in Bolgen's classroom drawing pictures of the music she played, I'm still thinking about the connections between music and imagination. As an academic, I'm glad to know there's research that helps to explain this.

Parenting Pre-K Entrepreneurs: What You Need To Know!

Laura Wellington | Posted 02.04.2015 | Parents
Laura Wellington

What we term "Entrepreneurship" in our more adult, sophisticated lives is actually children's imagination still at play but all grown up.

Toys That Spark a Child's Imagination

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 02.01.2015 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

We can't always play outside in nature. But we can take a second look at the space we create for our children inside.

How To Think Like A Writer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Turn off the practical humdrum switch in your brain, comforted by numbers and lists and repetitive functions that can cause carpal tunnel brain syndrome. And let your thoughts stretch your imagination.

The Daily Innovator(sm): Making Your Own Luck

Kevin McDermott | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Kevin McDermott

S. Donald Stookey died this month at the age of 99. He will be remembered for his invention of a new category of materials called synthetic glass ceramics. Stookey will also be remembered as an exemplar of the everyday hard work and collaboration from which great innovations come.

Gratitude Speaks: Katharine L'Heureux, Founder of Kahina Giving Beauty

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical.

The Six Most Ingenious Things Humans Are Doing This Week

Diane Ackerman | Posted 01.17.2015 | World
Diane Ackerman

The sheer number of people on the planet means exponentially more brainpower; so, as a species, we're sparking many more ideas. Thanks to the digital revolution, people are busily batting ideas around the Internet, where they carom and entangle like subatomic particles.

10 Easy Art Therapy Techniques To Help You De-Stress

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts

Art therapy is a form of therapy that encourages creativity and self-expression as vehicles to reduce stress, improve self-esteem, increase awareness ...

What You Accomplished This Halloween (And Didn't Even Realize)

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

You don't need to relegate facing fear to one ritualized day a year that involves a lot of candy! Make a habit throughout the year of noting down your greatest fears and challenging them, costumed or not. Here are a few of our trusted strategies for neutralizing fear.

The 3 Biggest Surprises of Living in Detroit

Laura Hogikyan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Detroit
Laura Hogikyan

Detroit is admittedly a tough place. Those who choose to be here grasp life at its deepest level. And the energy Detroit has isn't something you can pinpoint. If you go around looking for it, you won't find it because you can't really see it.