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Genius doesn't follow the crowd

Genius doesn't follow the crowd

Many people get stuck on the notion of artistic genius, as though only a genius could possibly produce good quality creative work. I believe this is as ridiculous as suggesting...

Genius doesn't follow the crowd

Many people get stuck on the notion of artistic genius, as though only a genius could possibly produce good quality creative work. I believe this is as ridiculous as suggesting...

Three simple ways to focus your intentions

Three simple ways to focus your intentions

‘We are shaped by our thoughts. We become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.’ (Buddha)  Positive affirmations An affirmation can...

Three simple ways to focus your intentions

‘We are shaped by our thoughts. We become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.’ (Buddha)  Positive affirmations An affirmation can...

Creative visualization: an introduction

Creative visualization: an introduction

Visualization has been part of Buddhist spiritual practice for centuries. The term ‘creative visualization’ was coined by 20th century athletes seeking ways to improve their performance by visualizing their success...

Creative visualization: an introduction

Visualization has been part of Buddhist spiritual practice for centuries. The term ‘creative visualization’ was coined by 20th century athletes seeking ways to improve their performance by visualizing their success...

Five questions about your creativity

Five questions about your creativity

You may be someone who has never picked up a creative tool, or you may be an accomplished artist who has exhibited your work successfully or published several books or...

Five questions about your creativity

You may be someone who has never picked up a creative tool, or you may be an accomplished artist who has exhibited your work successfully or published several books or...

Creativity needs incubation

Creativity needs incubation

When I wrote the books in my Inspiration & Creativity series, it was my intention that the exercises be completed one at a time and only once per day. Why? New ideas...

Creativity needs incubation

When I wrote the books in my Inspiration & Creativity series, it was my intention that the exercises be completed one at a time and only once per day. Why? New ideas...

Interview with a crime writer

Interview with a crime writer

I asked mystery, thriller and suspense author Calder Garret to give me an update on his work. This is what he said: "I have now completed four (nearly five) hard-boiled...

Interview with a crime writer

I asked mystery, thriller and suspense author Calder Garret to give me an update on his work. This is what he said: "I have now completed four (nearly five) hard-boiled...