Creative but bored?

Did you make a career out of doing what you love, but now find that you’ve lost that original passion? Has it become more about making money than loving what you do? Todd Henry from The Accidental Creative suggests that commerce may cause a conflict between creating for others and creating for yourself. In Henry’s … Continue reading Creative but bored?

Meditation and creative thinking

What are the similarities between meditation and creative thinking? Fundamentally, both meditation and creative thinking comprise two things: observing thinking and directing attention. Observing thinking or ‘metacognition’ trains us to notice our thinking patterns. We can see how our minds responds to different events and highlight our cognitive habits and conditioned responses. This practice can … Continue reading Meditation and creative thinking