Entries tagged with “Creativity”

Bead by Bead

A spiritual journey nourished by constant self-reflection and meditation mala beads.

Blackout Poetry: Creation Through Reduction

Can’t bear to put pen to paper? Start with a page that’s full of words instead of one that’s devoid of them.

Book Review: Big Magic

Big MagicCreative Living Beyond FearBy Elizabeth GilbertRiverhead BooksWith some books, you keep coming across little quotes that you want to share with others, or post on your bat…

Book Review: Walking Through Anger

Conte’s approach hinges on the principle of Yield Theory: the idea that anger is best defused when we meet other people where they are, as opposed to where we would like them to be.

Can You Wire Your Brain for Creativity?

Maybe. Some people seem to engage networks that don’t usually team together.

Catching Magic by the Tail

An Interview with Elizabeth Gilbert

Channeling Depression Into a Powerful Tool for Creativity

I wouldn't exactly call depression a gift, but I’ve come to accept the restless emptiness and nagging sadness as signals from my soul instead of merely the symptoms of an illness t…

Collaborate on a Painting

Two people, three colors, four layers—and a lot of fun!

Creative Practice: Visual Riffing

In this episode of Your Creative Spirit, Flora introduces the concept of visual riffing.

Creativity as a Relationship Skill

Get creative in how you approach your relationships.

Cultivating Fluency in the Language of Nature

"Let's find our creative flow as a part of nature, with food. "

Cultural Creatives The Revolution

Frigyes Fogel, FilmmakerThe so-called “Cultural Creatives” comprise over one-third of the adult populations of the United States, Europe, Japan, and other major cosmopolitan cities…

Dance Like No One's Watching: How to Get Your Creative Groove Back

“Creativity is God’s will for us and should be practiced like any other spiritual practice – one day at a time.” – Julia CameronAs a child, being creative is a natural part of ever…

Discovering the Magic of Fear

Become allies with your fears.

Dogitation

Canine help along the bodhisattva path

Embrace Your Inner Slacker

Here are four ways to slack off for more creativity.

Featured Artist: Flora Bowley

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum and Portland-based artist Flora Bowley spoke about teaching, the link between creativity and intuition, and how limitations can create freedom.

Find Your North Star

Let the gravity of your star pull you into your dreams

Finding the Inspiration to Awaken Your Zest

Try this self-assessment to tap into what makes you feel fully alive.

Fresh Paint

Sponsored Content from Balboa Press