The Artist As Outsider

Being a misfit or outsider can be distressing or downright painful, especially as a teen, but many artists say it is part of their experience that helps them be more…

Sex and Energy and Creativity

“If I was in denial about my sexuality, I’d be in denial about aspects of my work, which deals with personal revelations.” Artist Tracey Emin “Sexuality is the greatest gift…

Michael Gelb on How To Be More Creative

In his writings and presentations about being creative, Michael Gelb addresses many topics, including being sensitive and creative: “Every sound and every silence provides an opportunity to deepen auditory attunement;…