How to Find Your Voice as a Creative and Turn it into a Business

The Creative Spark Podcast - Episode 5

If you want to create a rich story you have to live a rich life.  – Britney King Do you have an unfinished novel hiding in our desk? Or maybe you have another art project that is stalling and you … Continue reading

Creativity – The Interplay of Freedom and Structure

Let the Elephants Run - Book Review

Is everyone creative? And, how do you unlock your creativity? David Usher answers both questions in Let the Elephants Run by looking at human development over the last 10,000 years.10,000 years ago, the human race had almost been extinct due … Continue reading

How to use mindfulness to optimize the creative process

Mindfulness is a mental state in which one focusses on the present moment, bringing awareness and acceptance to one’s thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Practicing mindfulness has been proven to positively impact creativity. (Read a summary of recent research results that … Continue reading

Can Mindfulness Increase Creativity?

A summary of recent studies and research

How Mindfulness Impacts Creativity There are several similarities between mindfulness and creativity, like fostering curiosity, being in the moment, and becoming aware of thoughts and feelings. But apart from sharing those similarities, can mindfulness practice actually increase creativity? This question … Continue reading

How to Build an Innovative Team

Is there a way to systematically learn how the creative problem solving process works within a team? In Chris Grivas’ and Gerard Puccio’s book The Innovative Team- Unleashing Creative Potential for Breakthrough Results, the authors walk us through the process … Continue reading

Mindfulness and Creativity

The Creative Spark Podcast - Episode 4

How can mindfulness practice increase your creativity? What if mindfulness practice can help you overcome creative resistance? Jenn will be sharing several examples how mindfulness can open the creative well. Following systematic steps in building a mindfulness practice allows to … Continue reading

The Mindfulness Creativity Link

A Mindfulness Experience

Linking Creativity To Mindfulness In my first mindfulness workshop, we learned to be mindful about a raisin. We first were asked to pick a raisin from a box. The raisins in the box didn’t have the same size or color. … Continue reading