The link between self awareness and creativity seem to be both positive and negative, good of it enhances a higher level of of awareness about the true self, but negative if it distracts you from the process and focuses on the result. At www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com I found interesting scientific articles in this and many other subjects. Self-awareness and aversive experience in everyday life Written by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Thomas J. Figurski http://onlinelibrary.wiley.
Could there be a negative connection between self awareness and creativity. As long as I am creating something and am absorbed by what I am doing, it seems to be fine, but as soon as I´m poping the question "What am I doing" the magic is broken, and I snap out of it. How come?
I´m still into trees. But instead of seeing the whole picture from the beginning, I´m trying to see small pieces that I like, independent from each other, and then trying to make an interesting pattern out of it by puzzling it all together in a collage.
This is a really interesting article written by Moses Ma. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-tao-innovation/201406/the-power-humor-in-ideation-and-creativity The hallmark of a really effective brainstorming is an abundance of genuine and heartfelt laughter. There’s a reason for this: Laughter can help people solve problems that demand creative solutions, by making it easier to think more broadly and associate ideas/relationships more freely. Recent research shows tha
There are different phases in creativity and it is sometimes explained as different rooms that you can step into and out of depending on where in the process you are at the moment. I´ll soon write some more about this.
One thing that I have been thinking about is that there probably is a link between humor and creativity. according to me it´s creative to come up with unexpected twists and make new things out of it. I guess it probably involves several spaces in the brain at the same time. I hope to look into this in the near future.
Today when I was sitting in the blue light from my projector trying to get it to communicate with my computer I suddenly remembered that I had read something about out alertness and blue light some time ago. This is an article about the subject. http://www.medicaldaily.com/blue-light-improves-alertness-and-performance-during-day-even-though-it-reduces-sleep-night-268612 Tired people everywhere may need not resort to a cup of coffee or an energy drink anymore. That is, if they
Today I am trying to get rid of some habits that just doesn´t do me any good no more. Like paying to much for things and saving things that´s just in the way. Trying to get some more space and some more freedom. Saving money and time. So now that I´ve got some more space I´m gonna fill it with some better habits and stuff that makes me happy. A flower in a pot, where the junk once was, and shopping some new colors for the money I´ve saved on the too expensive phone bill. Feel
To master creative anxiety can be a tricky thing. I am trying new strategies all the time. and they work for a while.....as long as I can fool by brain to believe in it :) Maybe I should try this book instead? I feel that I need to know more about the subject and get some new insights about it. Here´s a part of the interview with the Author Eric Maisel, Ph.D, psychotherapist and creativity coach, who haw written many books for creative people. Q: What strategies are available