The Creative Addiction: Is the Muse Friend or Foe?

Pearl S. Buck said: The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanely sensitive. To them... a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god,...
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The Truth About Vision, Obstacles and Mastery

A few decades back, well known psychology professor and then head of the American Psychological Association, Martin Seligman, began to champion a novel approach to treating patients. Rather than focusing all of your energy on fixing what's wrong with your life, he asked: What might happen if you focused instead on the sole quest to...
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The Final 1%: Where Dreams Are Vanquished Or Vanished

So, I was sweating, panting and grunting my way through an indoor cycling class the other day... When, amidst the sea of exertion, our teacher, Christine Dercole, who's pretty damn close to a walking, talking conduit of inspiration (and provider of great tribal beats), says to the class: I want you to ask yourselves a...
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