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Observation

  • Imagine

    We have a natural resource we are not using. It is the most valuable resource we have, and the one that makes us who we are, yet, we fail to use it to its full extent: our Imagination.

  • A Train, a Mouse, and a Young Woman

    A true story (and an imaginary one) about creativity (and train stations), a mouse (and alternate reality), and expecting the unexpected.

  • Reality Check

    We are surrounded by technology that makes everything so efficient and immediate. Tasks that took us hours just a few years ago are now just a swipe away. We should have had tons of spare time thanks to this overwhelming efficiency. This era should have been a perfect opportunity for us to reconnect. And yet, many of us are constantly occupied with something. And this something usually involves some digital pieces of information being fired at us.

  • The Easy Way to Meditate

    Research says mindfulness meditation can unlock our most creative ideas -- if sitting still and quiet doesn't stress you out in the first place.

  • 10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

    "Pretty much everyone has experienced a gut feeling -- that unconscious reasoning that propels us to do something without telling us why or how. But the nature of intuition has long eluded us, and has inspired centuries' worth of research and inquiry in the fields of philosophy and psychology."

  • 18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

    "Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process."

  • Intending to Learn

    How the power of intention can help you learn better.

  • Integration is the New Specialty

    We need to stop putting everything into categories and start to view the world from an assimilated, cohesive perspective. Integrating arts education into every schools' curriculum is one of the ways we can achieve this.

  • Mindfulness: Observing Without Questioning

    "An unfortunate aspect of our mental life is how unscientific it is. When we have an intuition – an idea about how the world works and how we behave in it – we act like the amateur scientist; we don’t investigate opposing ideas but automatically seek out confirming evidence. We’re elaborate story weavers (...)"