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The Creative Process

Exhibitionist or Iconoclast? Marilee Talkington Injects Herself on Stage

Carla Escoda | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Marilee can be terribly funny on the subject of her infertility. But there is more to this staging than finding comedy in the human condition. Above all, Marilee's performance reminds us of the power of ritual -- both positive and destructive.

How Bold Is Your Creative Expression? Guidelines To Find Your Mojo

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What uplifts your spirit? Wherein do you recognize a more beautiful nature within you, even if no one else on this earth understands? What helps you recognize your own greater nature?

10 Steps To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

John Seed | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
John Seed

Of course we all need criticism to guide us, and a healthy creative process has to include a time to solicit, consider and absorb criticism. However, there is real value in banishing criticism -- including self-criticism -- as you establish your creative process.

7 Steps to Take Now to Increase Your Creative Output

Amy Neumann | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Neumann

What lies beneath the commitment to create? How can we position ourselves in ways that elevate our work?

And The Winner Is... A Moment Of Glory, A Lifetime Of Purpose

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Dr. Cara Barker

The essential question is: What kind of investment do we make with the life we are given between the day we are born, and the day our "marching papers" come? Are we good stewards of life force flowing through our veins? Could we do better?

Headstrong, Part II: The Creative Process

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

I wrote in my last post about my life-changing experience of being diagnosed with a brain tumor and having a craniotomy three years ago to remove it. ...

Headstrong, Part I: My World Turned Upside Down

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I'd been credited with popularizing th...

Creativity Analyzed: Psychology of the Artist

Pythia Peay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pythia Peay

A conversation with Jungian analyst Larry Staples on the psychology of creativity, and it's shadows: sin, guilt and anxiety.