iOS app Android app

Imagination

God's Instagram Is Life

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.16.2014 | 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 12.15.2014 | 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 12.09.2014 | 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 12.02.2014 | 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 11.24.2014 | 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 11.18.2014 | 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 11.18.2014 | 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 11.19.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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.

5 Reasons Imagination Is More Important Than Reality

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 11.04.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Lamisha Serf-Walls

While there have been many people in my life who have so kindly reminded me of the importance of being responsible and realistic, I have learned that imagination is far more valuable than reality and here are a few reasons why.

Is Your Imagination Undermining Your Success?

Gregory Stebbins | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Gregory Stebbins

As leaders, imagination is a vital tool. Often the organizational visions we paint originate right from of our imagination. As Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Every Day Is Special, Holiday or Else

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

If I enjoy where I am right now, my journey will be that much more exquisite. And as far as destination, there is none, really. As soon as we reach one milestone, we focus on new things that excite and inspire us.

Lights Go on Part XXV: Serve Others

Thomas Bähler | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Bähler

I want to share a process with you. I enjoy writing about ideas that have stuck to my ribs like a steak. These past few months have been a whirlwin...

Why Words Can Be More Powerful Than Images (NEW BOOK)

Quinn Tivey | Posted 12.13.2014 | Books
Quinn Tivey

In our busy image culture, Yahoo has estimated that 880 billion photographs will be taken this year. The ability to capture, experience, share, search...

The Merger of Business & Philanthropy

Steven Crandell | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

An Open Letter to Bill Gates and Kevin Roberts Dear Bill and Kevin, The people of the world are ready for one of the biggest innovations eve...

Common Core Kills Curiosity

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.30.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Acknowledging the myriad ways in which school districts can undermine curiosity and academic exploration by over-stressing test scores and technical training, one can emphasize the importance of structured explorations that can expand a child's imagination.

'Murder 101' A Talk With Faye Kellerman

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Faye Kellerman is the bestselling author of 26 novels, 22 of which feature the husband and wife team of Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus. Murder 101 is the twenty-second Decker-Lazarus novel.

You Can't Put this in a Box {Today's Buddha Doodle}

Molly Hahn | Posted 11.22.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

...

Reinventing the Fairy Tale

Alishia Osborn | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Alishia Osborn

I have fond memories as a kid imagining myself within the confines of some of my favorite stories. Living amongst the old woman and all her children i...

What I Want for My Daughter and Her Beautiful Imagination

TueNight | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
TueNight

For TueNight.com by Aliza Sherman My 8-year-old daughter asks me if kids teased me at school when I was younger. When I ask her if she is being tease...

A Second Take at Parenting After Years on Our Own

Jerry Lanson | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Jerry Lanson

LEXINGTON, Mass. -- Mornings have gotten a lot livelier in the Lanson household this fall. My day starts with exercises and free-dancing with 7-year-...

The Value and Importance of the Arts and the Humanities in Education and Life

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

We challenge our students to develop life-long skills such as analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration, and creativity.

A Simple Question, A LEGO Kit and What I Learned

Amanda Magee | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Amanda Magee

I cracked an eye, she beamed at me. I tried to keep it open, but the pull of sleep and the resistance to all that the day would hold was too strong. She was still as I drifted off again. Dreams and thoughts chest bumped in my mind, good sleep was over. I opened my eyes.