Category Archives: creativity

What to do When the Creative Mind Becomes Blocked?

The Gates by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in New York City’s Central Park 2005 ©Photo by Bonnie Schupp What can we do when our creative bucket has a hole in it and inspiration has dribbled out? Instead of stressing and fermenting … Continue reading

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Birth of an Idea – Some Thoughts on Creativity

Fertilize the Mind How is an idea born? Paradoxically, the answer remains an enigma even to those who spend their lives creating ideas. Designers who talk about their creativity in the book, A Smile in the Mind by Beryl McAlhone, … Continue reading

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