iOS app Android app

Imagination

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

Edinburgh's Imaginate Festival Leaves Kids to Their Imagination

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Helen I. Hwang

Widening a child's perspective on the world is part of healthy child-rearing and one way to do that is introducing music and performing arts, which is essential for development and stimulation.

Jack London Mystery Goes On and On

Jonah Raskin | Posted 05.04.2015 | Books
Jonah Raskin

Writers, those lovers of ambiguity and paradox, live nuanced lives. Their biographies ought to be nuanced, too, and should reflect the complexities of their art and their personalities.

The Role of Imagination in Dream-Building

Mary Morrissey | Posted 04.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Morrissey

There are definite, concrete steps we must take to achieve goals. This is an absolute truth and fits in with the Laws of the Universe. For example, th...

Let's Get Personal

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Hubbie and I recently found ourselves engaging in two different... discussions. The first involved a whole lot of bickering... making for some cranky...

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 05.12.2015 | 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 05.09.2015 | 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

...

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.