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Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

Feeling Free Is Its Own Reward

Who doesn’t want to feel free? After all, freedom sounds and feels wonderful. I think there is a lot of confusion about freedom, hoever,  so I thought it was worth some discussion. What Is Freedom? Merriam Webster has a fairly complete answer to what freedom is: 1 :  the quality or state of being free: as…

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Time And Space

More and more I have been thinking about the relationship between time and space. They have a very direct relationship.  The more attention you pay to time the less room you have for space. The more you try to maximize time, the less spacious you can be.  They are two very different values and each…

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Is Humility A Taboo?

Is humility a dirty word? It seems we avoid it, and I think it is important to ask why. My hunch is that humility and humiliation are closely connected in the minds of many people although they are very different. Humility is gentle; humiliation is aggressive. Humility is often considered a social position of one down. while humiliation…

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6 Reasons Why We Need Highly Sensitive People

Why do we need highly sensitive people? HSPs make up approximately 20% of the population. They are people whose nervous systems are highly sensitive to external stimuli. Books like Elaine Aron’s The Highly Sensitive Person explain this unique trait. Many sensitive people are introverted, a characteristic which is receiving more attention due to  Susan Cain’s…

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How The Path Of Creativity Can Help HSPs

I enjoy creativity but as someone who is basically an artiste in the broadest sense, I am often stopped in my tracks by my fear of making mistakes. My very roots seem to be dipped in this feeling, and I have often made myself small by refusing to give myself enough space to explore. Even…

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What Happened To Play?

What happened to play? Did you make mud pies when you were a child? Perhaps you spent time in a playground or a sandbox. Did you build castles in the sand? What happened to the joyful spirit of play in your life? Enter Insecurity I was raised in a conservative environment so work and conditioning…

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Humility And Creativity

Creativity and creative people are often revered especially in the arts. Unfortunately, we often put creative people on pedestals when creativity is natural to all of us. If we realize how important humility is to the creative process we might find that being creative is something that is available to all of us. How Creativity…

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Let The Creative Process Help You To Achieve Your Goals

Do you get stuck when trying to move forward? Do you create but find that you still flounder or lose your momentum? Do you wish you could find an easier way to make the life that you seek? Why It Helps To Embrace The Creative Process Creating can be a difficult and confounding process. We…

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Embrace Your Inner Troublemaker!

Being a troublemaker is not something we necessarily associate with highly sensitive people, those gentle souls who are loathe to hurt others. The label, troublemaker, is not something that we usually generate for ourselves either. It is usually conferred by others when they encounter something uncomfortable in themselves courtesy of another person. Have you ever…

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How An Empathetic Nature Can Block Creativity

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We HSPs are famous for our empathetic nature. We are also often creative. Often we are also creatively blocked. Is there a relationship? Can our empathetic nature get in the way of creativity and block it? Empathy Is Precious I personally treasure empathy. Not just for its humanitarian value, but because it is also a…

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