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3 Ways Human Interaction Increases Creativity

When you ask people about the things that matter most in life, you’d be hard-pressed to hear an answer that doesn’t include some version of “relationships”. The people in our lives, be they family or friends, mean everything to us. The power of relationships isn’t a secret, but it is something of a mystery. Why […]

How to Use Creativity to Instantly Improve Any Relationship

Relationships are hard work. Whether it’s a marriage/romantic partnership, familial relationship, parent/child relationship, or friendship, most of us would jump at the chance to improve our relationships so that they work better for us and the people we care about. Which is why I want to talk about how to use creativity to instantly improve […]

Respond vs. React to Keep Your Creative Spark

Creativity is a tricky thing. There’s no consistent recipe for it. You can’t throw a bunch of creative “ingredients” together, push a button, and instantly get a creative spark every time. No, it’s much more nuanced and temperamental than that. In fact, there are many things that can affect your creativity that you’ve maybe never […]

What is Emotional Resilience?

Life is hard. We all face various challenges throughout our lives. We go through times of mild hardship, severe distress, and everything in between. Whether or not we face these hard times is not in doubt—we will face them. What is less predetermined, however, is how we respond to the challenges presented to us. One […]

How Changing Your Perspective Can Help You Create

Plenty of things can get in the way of your creative efforts. Everything from hunger, to household chores, to mental health struggles can stifle your creativity. And while it’s easy for your creative flow to get turned off, it’s not so easy to turn it back on. That said, there are some things you can […]

How to Start Meditating

In the past few years, meditation has become wildly popular, transitioning from a religious technique rarely used in Western cultures to a widely-practiced method for self-improvement, stress management, productivity, and more. These days, it isn’t uncommon to see anyone and everyone meditating—from business professionals to celebrities to athletes. But is meditation for you? And how […]

How to Slow Down (and Be Happier)

We live in a go, go, go world. When I ask people how they’re doing, do you know what the answer I get the most is? “Busy.” Everyone seems to always be doing something. And a lot of people wear their “busy” label as a badge of honor. But busy doesn’t always mean productive, purposeful, […]

Accessing Your Inner Power

There is power inside of you. Did you know that? Whether you call it your soul, or your inner dragon, or your “secret sauce,” you’ve got the power to make things happen. Accessing that inner power, however, isn’t always easy. Sometimes, we may just forget that the power is there. Other times we may feel […]