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Video: How to Succeed Doing What You Love
“We all dream of running businesses that allow us to express ourselves and use our creativity, but the truth is that it’s often much harder than it looks. If you’re struggling to take what you love and turn it into a viable business – it’s not your fault! You haven’t been given the whole strategy. Watch the video to learn what you need to succeed.” Melanie Duncan
Emotional Health Resources
Programs, books, articles and sites to improve your emotional wellbeing and enhance your creative life.

“Creating art has always been a way to channel emotional intensity…Finding ways to maintain that optimal zone where we are neither under- or over-stimulated allows us to use our minds to respond rather than to react. The greater access you maintain to yourself, the richer and broader your array of creative tools.” Psychologist Cheryl Arutt.
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Kristen Stewart and shyness and sensitivity

Many interviewers and writers over the years have described actor Kristen Stewart as “cautious” and “shy.” At least one news story refers to her as a “Self-proclaimed introvert.” By the way, I am not presuming Kristen Stewart is shy, introverted or highly sensitive, and I don’t know her personally. But just from my gut reaction […]
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Judith Orloff and Bryce Dallas Howard on psychic ability

As one of the characters in the movie “Hereafter,” Matt Damon portrays an intuitve, someone who seems to be able to communicate with dead people. One of the other characters impacted by those abilities is Marie, played by Bryce Dallas Howard, who revealed in a recent news story her own psychic experiences. She knew early […]
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Valerie Young on the Expert Trap

In her article How Much Do You Need to Know Before You’re an Expert?, career mentor Valerie Young of Changing Course describes a number of self-limiting beliefs about qualification and competence. Here are some quotes: ‘You’re especially prone to the Expert Trap if you mistakenly believe that competence and expertise are one and the same. […]
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On Meaning: The Silver Lining of The Recession

By Laura Berman Fortgang -  Human beings have often engaged in the search for meaning, but today’s economic downturn has brought the subject to light in a new way. People are re-evaluating whether their financial power to accumulate possessions and wealth is the only determining factor of their happiness and success. Some are being forced […]
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5 First-Hand Tips To Become A Productivity Star

By Nadina Lupu Nowadays, you simply have to be productive. In school, at work, in your personal life. We live in a create-on-demand world so you must have felt the pressure every now and then. The thing you always have to remember when it comes to being productive, regardless of the context: you need to […]
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Cinematherapy – use movies for personal growth

The latest form of bibliotherapy Being mindfully aware of our reactions to movies can be a potent way to explore our inner life, and enhance our mental health and personal development. A Psychology Today article, Reel Therapy by John W. Hesley, notes, “Although people might be surprised when a therapist recommends a movie, using fiction […]
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Depressed Creativity

In her article Depressed Creativity, nochnoch (Enoch Li) admits that, like many people, she never thought she “had any creativity.” Here are some excerpts from the article: I equated creativity with artists, innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, fashion… I was none of that – until I sunk into depression last year. And over the course of a […]
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