Archives for April, 2016
"Creative resistance is essentially anything and everything that prevents us from starting, developing or completing our creative projects." Julia McCutchen
As a creative person, you have a passion to use creative thinking and explore creative ideas, to express yourself through some form of creative work in the arts, or science, business, cooking - any number of engaging ways to use your talents and passions.
So what might stand in our way?
What fears can interfere with our creative thinking and creatively expressing ourselves?
“The artist begins with a vision — a creative operation requiring effort. Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse
How does self esteem impact our lives and creativity? How do traits like egocentrism and narcissism relate to self esteem?
In his post here on PsychCentral, Steve Bressert, explains that Narcissistic Personality Disorder is "characterized by a long-standing pattern of grandiosity (either in fantasy or actual behavior), an overwhelming need for admiration, and usually a complete lack of empathy toward others.
"Creativity is always a leap of faith. You're faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage." Julia Cameron
How does writing fear affect you? How do you respond to a blank page as a creator?
Choreographer Twyla Tharp said “The blank space can be humbling. But I’ve faced it my whole professional life. It’s my job. It’s also my...