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Emotional Intelligence To Be Creative

“I am the kind of person that feels so much that if I didn’t have acting (and music), I would burst from all of the emotion inside!”  – Actor Gloria Reuben

“I don’t like emotions… For some reason I’m more comfortable in imaginary circumstances.” – Actor William H. Macy

Do you remember how much you felt and thought as a child? Probably a lot if you are creative, especially if you are gifted or highly sensitive.

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Creative Thinking

Being Sensitive But Rocking The Boat

Being creative is not some kind of personality trait; you need to have more than just creative ideas or innovative possibilities, you need to actually do something in the world: record that song, write a book or article, put together a smart phone app.

As author and entrepreneur Seth Godin says, “What you do for a living is not be creative, what you do is ship.”

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Creative Thinking

Writing To Give Your Reader Goosebumps

“Accessing your authentic message and writing your transformational book is one of the most powerful things you will ever do for yourself, your readers, your business and ultimately – the world.”

A profile notes Christine Kloser "teaches spiritual guidance and intuition along with nuts-and-bolts writing, publishing and marketing expertise."

In a post on one of her sites, she comments about a story contest for transformational authors to win a book publishing package with her publishing company.

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The Highly Sensitive Creative Person

Are creative people more likely to be highly sensitive?

Writer Carolyn Gregoire in an article on the topic thinks one reason highly sensitive people may be so creative is an unusual depth of feeling - part of the personality trait of high sensitivity that psychologists and many creative people find supports creative exploration and expression.

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Creative Thinking

Jamie Lee Curtis: Writing Is More Creatively Satisfying

Although acclaimed as an actor, Jamie Lee Curtis says she finds writing "way more" artistically satisfying for her than acting.

Her multiple children's books "address core childhood subjects and life lessons in a playful, accessible way," her bio notes.

One of those important subjects is adoption, which is the topic of "Tell Me Again About The Night I Was Born."

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