The Influence of Emotions on Creativity
Feeling all emotions that come up and using them to drive creativity in various forms is a key insight here. Be sure to watch the TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson – ‘Do Schools Kill Creativity?’ Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!
Understanding the complexity of life can be an especially fruitful journey towards psychological well-being. Embracing pain and negative emotions in general, and viewing them as a fundamental part of our existence, is an inherent characteristic of creativity. In the last few decades, Western society has developed an aversion to pain in almost all of its manifestations. In a culture that has become accustomed to immediate consumption and instant gratification, there’s no place for emotions like sadness, anger, discouragement, and frustration. […]