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Crafting Slip: In the Studio With Arlene Shechet

Ruthie Abel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

Her work is precarious but her practice is steady. A recipient of numerous accolades, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and an American Arts and Letters award, contemporary sculptor Arlene Shechet is constantly on the move.

Living by Forgiving: Lessons From Kenya, Somalia, Pakistan, and Beyond

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Kathy Eldon

This week at a book signing in Santa Monica, I spoke about how my heart was broken when a Somali mob murdered my son, Dan Eldon, a 22-year-old Reuters photojournalist, together with three of his young colleagues in Mogadishu in 1993.

18 Things That Make Ad Agencies Cringe

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business
Brandon Suyeoka

In the world of advertising, there are two sides -- you are either the agency or you are the client. I've spent my fair share of time on both sides of the fence and have been in the industry long enough to know the relationship dynamic between both sides.

Punk Rock and Saint Laurent: A Conversation With The Garden

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

They are brothers, they are twins, they are sometimes goth, they are sometimes glam, and more often than not, they are unabashedly honest. They are Wyatt and Fletcher Shears of Orange County based neo-punk band The Garden.

7 Quirky Ways to Find Inspiration on a Deadline

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Taylor Shute

One of the great struggles of any creative profession is coming up with an ingenious and original idea in a timely manner. Lightning strikes of inspiration are often few and far between, which makes it hard to convince people to give you money for your ideas.

Bridging the Gap Between Creatives and Analyticals

Gil Laroya | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business
Gil Laroya

There are two specific personalities that often show up together on technology businesses -- the Creative and the Analytical. These two styles are diametrically opposed in terms of how they approach problems, yet they both bring the most value to a product in development.

Artist Collaboration Fuels Creative Exploration

Amit Gupta | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
Amit Gupta

Creative magic happens when an artist is deeply involved in their art form. Add a creative partner (or two) to the mix and you've got enough knowledge and experience to spark a multitude of creative advancements.

LOOK: How Art Helps Feed Our Souls

Posted 07.11.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Mindful Music: The Creation of 'Everything Changes' With Julian Lennon

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

Everyone can experience this creative flow especially with the art and practice of mindfulness meditation. It all starts with just 10 minutes once or twice a day of closing your eyes, breathing in and out and watching with wonder and joy how your inner core of gold unfolds.

EcoDistricts As Incubators of Innovation Too

John M. Eger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

Last month, eight cities gathered in Portland, Oregon for an "EcoDistricts Incubator." The Incubator is a "three-day intensive workshop designed to a...

Creative Entertaining: Clam Bake in Style! (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

Served up family-styIe, guests can crack open a clam or dip a grilled lobster claw into some warm butter and wash it down with an old-fashioned gimlet that's served with a distinctly modern twist.

Notes From the Creative Underground

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Declaring to myself that I would keep no calendar, unplug from my laptop and all obligations, I set forth to discover what the morning would bring and follow the call of my heart.

Seeing Red: The Maturity of Artistic Impulses

Gordy Grundy | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

I've got a horse but I still think of him as a pony. He certainly acts like it. Red, named for his sorrel color, is no longer young and he's far from old. That's part of the problem. He's getting too old to train, but he's too young to saddle.

What's So Special About Fifty Shades of Grey? It's Not Just About The Sex

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.09.2013 | Books
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Successful relationships are characterized by, among other things, emotional transparency and sexual pleasure. Fifty Shades of Gray provides one example from an infinite number of possibilities of what that can look like.

The Mass Exodus of the Innovative Workforce

Startup Weekend | Posted 06.04.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

Why traditional firms are losing their creative and technical workforces by the droves By Mike Mates As a veteran ex-partner in a brand and inte...

7 Reasons Your Creative Sucks

Amil Husain | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media
Amil Husain

While structure and planning sound antithetical when it comes to awesome ideas, it's just what's needed to ensure that the one brilliant idea your team came up with isn't their last.

Living on the Edge of Everything

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Z. Cohen

Those who seem to be most alive, most in touch with life and their own creative powers are individuals who are demonstrating what it means to live on the edge of their own potential.

Now Hear This: SXSW Shingerview With David Noël, VP of Community, Soundcloud

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

The latest and hottest start-ups aren't coming from Silicon Valley anymore. David Noël is the VP of Community at Soundcloud, which is based in Berlin. Here he talks with me about creative collaboration and how Soundcloud is enabling it between artists and fans.

10 More Creative Ways to Finance Your Startup

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business
Marty Zwilling

Most entrepreneurs think first of bank loans as the primary source of money, only to find out that banks are really the least likely benefactors for startups. Thus "creative" really means maximizing non-bank financing.

Make More of Your Own Stuff

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanley Hainsworth

We live in a culture of conspicuous consumption in the United States. You can buy anything you want. At any time. When I moved back to the states afte...

The World's Most Powerful Creative Act: Begin Again!

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Remember that we cannot begin again until some other chapter has closed. For the daffodil, the winter is on the wane. The end of one season brings the onset of the next new life.

Five Entrepreneurial Film Professionals

Adam Hamdy | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

Even in the harshest environments it is possible to create opportunity. The most successful creatives have always had an entrepreneurial streak.

Buddha Doodle - 'Be Here Now'

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.14.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Do Something Special on Valentine's Day: 10 Creative Ideas

Rob White | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

There are plenty of creative gifts you can give that won't deplete your wallet. They may take a bit of your time, but that's good -- when you invest time in a Valentine's Day gift, you make the occasion extra special and memorable. Nothing says, "I love you" like a creative gift of love.

A Surprising Way To Release Your Creativity

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

In silence, our world opens to this goldenness, what is life giving and true. A silent retreat is free time where simple being and inner stillness conspire to light up our minds with the light of our soul.