Creativity · Writing

The Creative Process: Nurturing your creativity

WISHING is the first stage of the creative process and is about nurturing your desire to create something. This is where you look for ideas and inspiration, and research stories to obsess over. The Desire to Create To create anything you need a space in which to do it – not just a room of… Continue reading The Creative Process: Nurturing your creativity

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Being Creative in a Mad World: Doubting

If you are creative then you’re paying attention to the world around you and exploring your inner world looking for inspiration and passion. But the more you look, the more you will doubt. You can’t take anything at face value. You must penetrate the surface of life to find the truth. Like a good scientist,… Continue reading Being Creative in a Mad World: Doubting

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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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How to Meditate: A Guide to the Ultimate Healing Practice

If you think meditation is just for religious people or crazy-eyed sadhus in loincloths, you could be missing out on one of the most powerful practices available to humanity. Meditation reduces stress and aids healing, clears and focuses the mind, and makes you happy. You don’t have to be spiritual or religious to meditate, but… Continue reading How to Meditate: A Guide to the Ultimate Healing Practice