When we prioritize creativity, we prioritize our life force energy and vitality. When we prioritize vitality, we invigorate and renew every aspect of our lives. On that note, love this quote from Carl Jung: “All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insoluble. Some higher or wider interest appeared on the person’s [ Read more … ]
psychology of creativity
Creativity allows us to prioritize the present moment over our thinking. We’re the most human when we’re being creative. And when we give something–a project, a seminar, a relationship, a dilemma–space, the next right action naturally presents itself.
Joseph Campbell said, “The way of the artist and the way of the mystic are very much alike, except the mystic does not have a craft.” Creativity is not just a personal tool for our projects. It’s an alignment with a higher intelligence. The creative process allows us to have a conversation with Something greater [ Read more … ]
“Creativity is an intelligence. When we respect its needs—for freedom, not knowing, beauty, a big vision, intrinsic motivation, and space—it will flourish.” 1. Creativity needs space, both internal and external – How can you give yourself internal space? If something is on your mind, take care of it before diving into new creative work. – [ Read more … ]
Creative power is Godlike. When we’re on fire, nothing can stop us. Can a boulder block a stream? No. The stream is going to go somewhere whether the boulder is there or not. A boulder can’t stop it. The Deep Creative is the power of that stream and it’s possible for us to harness it. [ Read more … ]