(Science Daily) According to a popular view, creativity is a product of the brain’s right hemisphere — innovative people are considered “right-brain thinkers” while “left-brain thinkers” are thought to be analytical and logical. Neuroscientists who are skeptical of this idea have argued that there is not enough evidence to support this idea and an ability as complex as human creativity must draw on vast swaths of both hemispheres. A new brain-imaging study out of Drexel University’s Creativity Research Lab sheds light on this controversy by studying the brain activity of jazz guitarists during improvisation.
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(Exploring Your Mind) In today’s article, we’ll talk about how to awaken romantic passion in your relationship if it’s become boring. It seems that highly creative people are so in all aspects of their lives. Therefore, they’re also quite capable of establishing and maintaining fun relationships that seldom become monotonous.
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(Ben Mattice) If you’re like me, your home workspace doubles as your gaming space. This was detrimental to my productivity. Every time I sat down, my brain saw my VR headset and my slick gaming PC and said, “it’s time to play, right?”
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(Sofia Adamson) Our bodies and minds require their own kind of pampering. Therefore, when we treat them carelessly and go through life without giving our lifestyle a second thought, we are bound to have frequent health scares and issues. This is why a lifestyle that embraces activities and hobbies that boost creativity, also promotes physical and psychological health. When we care about ourselves, and fill life with behaviors that bring us joy, our wellbeing benefits in many ways.
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(Exploring your Mind) Metaphor therapy is a resource used in different therapeutic approaches. It consists of using metaphors to achieve understanding and to overcome problematic situations.
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(Richard West) For the last week I’ve been high. Not from any artificial stimulant or even a wonderful experience. It’s simply from having the space to express my passions and finally seeing that expression manifest in the physical world – an expressing that will touch the world in a positive way.
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(Kenzie Kazmer) Art, music, writing, and various other forms of creative expression are all our ways of using our gifts to connect to the source.
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(Sterling Nicole Bennett) The fun part of being alive is being free to create whatever you desire while juggling the temptation of falling into a box which will limit your true potential. Never settle for less than who you are.
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(Kathy Rausch) No human being lives without experiencing the duality of life. Good and bad. Love and hate. Life and death. Acceptance and rejection. Success and failure. Joy and jealousy. Compassion and judgment. So why do we spend so much time trying to pretend that it’s bad to experience all of it, the good, the bad, and the ugly?
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