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Finding Inspiration Through Meditation

“Writer’s block” is a term nearly all artists can relate to. It usually begins something like this: you want to work on your craft, you know you should work on your craft, but you just can’t seem to find the inspiration, that special kind of motivation that kicks you into high gear. No matter how […]

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Why Artists Are More Creative At Night

Some of the greatest artists of all time are notorious for burning the midnight oil, and the latest research proves there just may be a method to their madness. Researchers from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan found that night owls are more likely to come up with creative solutions. Experts theorize […]

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Exploring the Connection Between Creativity and Mental Illness

From schizophrenia to depression to bipolar disorder, many a great artists were fraught with mental illness. Even the legendary Vincent Van Gogh was no stranger to psychiatric affliction. The troubled artist went as far as chopping off his own ear after a heated verbal altercation with his close friend, Paul Gauguin. In 1888, Van Gogh […]

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3 Ways to Transform your Worries into Creativity

MindBodyGreen contributor and holistic wellness coach Sarah Woehler recently wrote an informative and important article about how to channel excess anxiety into creativity. In it she writes, “In times of emotional turmoil and duress, we often find ourselves dealing with what feels like an excess of anxious energy – it can be catalyzed by sadness, […]

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Resolve to De-Stress Using Art in 2015

Have you ever considered how difficult it is to keep personal resolutions this time of year? Think about it! When New Year’s rolls around we encourage ourselves to eat better, get “fit,” and be more active, all while fighting against instincts that tell us to indulge in comfort food, sleep more, and bundle up inside […]

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Boost Your Creativity with these Easy Tips

As the weather gets cooler and cooler in the northern part of the country, many find themselves struggling to find the energy to be creative. After all, it’s much easier to cozy up on the couch with some hot tea than to push yourself to complete all of those creative projects you’ve been working on. […]

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Putting the Supernatural in it All

The past few years have given way to a new tradition when it comes to the arts: mixing the supernatural with… well, everything. As a society, we must confess to finding intrigue within the supernatural, but these days, it seems we’ve given up creativity and originality and replaced it with unambitious copouts. The movie and […]

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