Eventually I could stand it no longer. I got up and jotted down all the thoughts in my head. No wordsmithing, just bullet points and words that I knew would trigger my memory later. After that, my mind was at peace and I was able to concentrate on my Yoga practice. Continue reading Creativity: The Work of the Possessed?
A few nights ago I watched a great TED Talk by Graham Hill titled ‘Less Stuff, More Happiness’. He spoke about ‘editing’ your … Continue reading “Stuff Editing” – Are you doing it?
I am a fish-killer. Goldfish killer that is. I just can’t seem to keep them alive. I don’t know why… There are only three remaining and of those three, two are permanently stuck on their side. Each time I go to scoop them out and give them a burial at sea their little fins start fluttering. Continue reading The Quiet Death of Goldfish
Completing something is a fancy feat indeed! Continuing is another thing altogether. Why is it that it’s so difficult to change a bad habit or create a new ‘good’ habit? Ways of being do not shift easily. Continue reading 3 Ingredients to a New Habit that Sticks
I’d like to tell you a little story about lost love. It’s harrowing, cheesy in parts, but full of passion… Continue reading My Lost Inanimate Love
Are night owls more creative? Personally I am a night owl; it’s a very creative time of day for me… I did a little research into this question and found a lot of evidence supporting the claim that we ARE more creative. However I know many morning people who would swear otherwise, so I guess it’s a personal thing which depends on your daily energy/concentration rhythms. Continue reading The Night Owl vs The Morning Pussycat
En mass we are transitioning into being more open, more honest, more willing to be exposed as our whole selves. As consumers we’re demanding honesty. Continue reading Getting Naked With Noam Chomsky
Sometimes the everyday predictability of a desk just doesn’t cut it. If it aint flowing then one very effective thing you can do to shift your energy and move that creative block is change the scene. Continue reading Ditch the Desk
I started writing tonight and nothing’s sticking… If I was doing it old-style with a pen and paper rather than typing, I’d have a pile of screwed up pieces of paper around me. I just can’t seem to fix on a topic that I’m content with. Continue reading Empty Page, Or White On White?
Do you get songs stuck in your head? I have had the same song stuck in my head for the past year. I don’t know how it got there or why out of all the songs I’ve listened to in the past year it decided to take up permanent residence in my brain.
Continue reading My Soundtrack Needs Reprogramming