Imagination allows us to break through habitual ways of perception and patterns of behavior. It lets us see the world as if it could be otherwise. Our imaginations offer us space. When you open your imagination–when you see beyond what you currently know–that feeling of spaciousness will feed you. Your world is now bigger. You [ Read more … ]
Learning & Creative Process
The syllabus for my Psychology of Metaphor course is below. Click here for more details on the Books and Courses page. Metaphors form the foundation of our thinking in everyday life. They are the primary tools for personal growth and social change. In this course, our first task is to become conscious of how we [ Read more … ]
Hey folks, A lot of you have asked about my Psychology of Creativity syllabus. I’ve taught versions of this course at both Pacifica Graduate Institute and Meridian University. The outline of the syllabus is below. To get more details, it’s on my Books and Courses page: Psychology of Creativity Course. Unit 1: CREATIVITY & EMOTIONAL [ Read more … ]
“One often meets successful adults, professionals, or scientists who recall that their lifelong vocational interest was first sparked by a visit to a museum. In these accounts, the encounter–with a real, concrete object from a different world an exotic animal, a strange dress, a beautiful artifact–is the kernel from which an entire career of learning [ Read more … ]
The antidote to fear is not courage. It’s curiosity. Pursue your own questions. Develop your own inquiry. Have your own conversations about what interests you. We’re designed to be learners. We’re designed to experiment, make mistakes, try new things, fail, fall down, and try again. Take responsibility for your own learning.