Tag: Art of creativity

  • Forget work-life balance, fill your creative cup instead

    Forget work-life balance, fill your creative cup instead

    “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them — work, family, health, friends and spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the…

  • Why You Can’t Buy Creativity

    Why You Can’t Buy Creativity

    The balance to get right in life is the one between work that pays the bills and that which fills your creative cup. They are not always found in the same activities. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! “The work had better be good, I’m paying them enough.” Over the years I’ve heard this statement…

  • The Creativity Enigma

    The Creativity Enigma

    Studies show that a creative person needs intrinsic motivation in order to do their best work. In fact, cash rewards can hamper creative efforts. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Creativity has never been more popular. Chief executives believe it is the most important leadership quality for success in business, according to a recent IBM…

  • How to Kill Creativity

    How to Kill Creativity

    It is the same old story tome and time again, some people have a very narrow definition of what creativity is and where it is supposed to be practiced. Instead, let’s open our minds to creative possibility. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When I consider all the organizations I have studied and worked with over…

  • Why Creativity and Money Don’t Mix… For Me

    Why Creativity and Money Don’t Mix… For Me

    This is a great look into the strange pressure we can sometimes put on our creative pursuits. Even Elizabeth Gilbert kept a job which paid her an income until ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ become a runaway success. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! I recently had a realization that I now think has been influencing the…

  • Are You Trapped in the ‘Creativity v Cash’ Dilemma?

    Are You Trapped in the ‘Creativity v Cash’ Dilemma?

    There is an essential link between personal creative activity and working in an unrelated full-time job. One feeds the other, providing a life force. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Sometimes it can feel like a constant battle to earn enough money to justify spending time on creative work. This problem can be particularly acute…

  • Staying Young at Heart: Why Adults Should be Playing More

    Staying Young at Heart: Why Adults Should be Playing More

    Whoever got the idea going that we need to stop playing in order to be serious adults is a real meany. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When we think of the word “play”, we think of children and their innate ability to engage in playful activities, the benefits it has on their health, and…

  • 100 Art Therapy Exercises

    100 Art Therapy Exercises

    What a wonderful resource to have at hand. Creative play ideas for whatever inspires or ails you. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Here is a popular internet list of art therapy activities originally posted up in 2011 by the Nursing School Blog. I have researched current links that reflect the most inspiring art therapy…

  • The Benefits of Play for Adults

    The Benefits of Play for Adults

    It is truly never too late to start playing once again as an adult. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! In our hectic, modern lives, many of us focus so heavily on work and family commitments that we never seem to have time for pure fun. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we stopped playing. When…

  • Adults need recess too. Here’s why you should make time to play.

    Adults need recess too. Here’s why you should make time to play.

    So many memories of the feelings from childhood come to mind when I think of playing. I wish we had play breaks as adults. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When you think of playing, some memories from childhood most likely come to mind: digging for dinosaur bones in the sandbox, a game of tag…