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Go Creative Means Go Positive: Just Say Yes

There are many ways to say “no” but “yes” is the default attitude of the creative. This is too hard. I can’t. I won’t. That’s ridiculous. I’ll do it later. People will laugh… Add your own personal favorites here: ____________ Ennui, apathy, depression, self-obsession, agitation, anxiety and stress are all forms of “no”, of resistance to what is. All are incompatible with creative consciousness. No Often Wastes Thought and Energy Yes moves with the flow of life — as it is, now. Generally speaking, it leads to less thinking and more doing. Of course, there are times when you need to say No. Of…

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In the early 1990s, three psychologists visited Universitat der Kunste, the esteemed arts academy in West Berlin, to study a cohort of elite violin students and see what made them so very good. As a control group, they selected students from the education department training to be music teachers. Though this group were also serious about the violin, their playing ability was more average. What the researchers wanted to understand was why. Was there a shared behaviour among the members of each group that made the excellent players better? Were they more Read More

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