Creativity

Being Creative in a Mad World: Existing

Do you know you’re alive? It seems like an obvious question. Descartes summed it up in his famous statement, ‘I think, therefore I am.’ There is no way you can doubt your existence because the very fact of your doubt proves it. Do you appreciate the fact that you are alive, or do you subsist?… Continue reading Being Creative in a Mad World: Existing

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Being Creative in a Mad World: Loving

Love is a condition of relatedness. True love is a recognition of the fundamental unity of all life. To be alive means to be in relationship – to yourself, to other people, to the earth, animals, plants, water, the sky… Even though unity is the inherent nature of life and love is our natural condition,… Continue reading Being Creative in a Mad World: Loving

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Being Creative in a Mad World: Dreaming

If you want to be creative you will have to create the right environment to allow your imagination freedom to roam. Imagination is the essence of creativity. When we create we inspire and enchant ourselves, and hopefully others. Dreaming means opening to experience; expanding your sense of self to include possibilities you may never have… Continue reading Being Creative in a Mad World: Dreaming

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Being Creative in a Mad World: Thinking

Creativity involves much thought. Most of the work of writing is thinking: questioning, investigating, exploring and researching, turning the idea round and round, interrogating it from every angle. There are many different ways to think, but if you want to be creative you must allow intuition and feeling to influence and guide your thoughts. Pure… Continue reading Being Creative in a Mad World: Thinking

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Being Creative in a Mad World: Meaning

What is the meaning of life? We all have our favourite answers to this question, but it’s a mistake to think meaning exists out there in the world somewhere, just waiting for you to discover it. Of course, you can take your sense of meaning from outside yourself, in family, career or accomplishment, but this… Continue reading Being Creative in a Mad World: Meaning