Category: Inspire & Motivate
Understanding the Wellness Wheel — Talkspace
The wellness wheel is a tool for self exploration and promotes a balanced life of value and meaning. Read about the seven dimensions of wellness here.
The Ultimate Productivity Hack is Saying No
The ultimate productivity hack is saying no. Not doing something will always be faster than doing it. This statement reminds me of the old computer programming saying, “Remember that there is no code faster than no code.” The same philosophy applies in other areas of life. For example, there is no meeting that goes faster […]
Is There Such a Thing as ‘Naturally Creative’? – Chase Jarvis Photography
Are some people just born creative, or is creativity something that can be learned? Check this out: in 1968, George Land developed a creativity test for NASA to help them select innovative engineers and scientists. He then used the same test to assess the creativity of 1,600 Head Start program kids, and tested them again at ages 10 and 15. The results? Among 5-year-olds, 98% showed high levels of creativity. But by age 15, that number had dropped to just 12%. And among adults? Only 2% scored as highly creative. But here’s the kicker: George Land discovered that it wasn’t creativity that was a learned behavior, but non-creative. Let that sink in. We are all creative. Picasso famously said, “Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up”. So, what happens to our creativity? Many of us struggle with feeling like we are not creative or that we lack creative talent. Often, this is due to the messages we received about our abilities and creativity when we were younger. These messages can come from parents, teachers, peers, or even from society as a whole. They can be subtle or overt, but their effects can […]
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