Tag Archives: Creativity


When beginning any creative effort, you will be challenged, even discouraged. This short video might be just what you need. A bit of brilliance in under 2 minutes. From Ira Glass, award winning host and producer of “This American Life”.

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Napping for Creativity

Can a nap that only lasts a few seconds stimulate creativity ? Both Thomas Edison and Salvador Dali used a technique that might prove it true. There is a statue of Thomas Edison in Fort Myers, Florida that shows him … Continue reading

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Breaking Up With Facebook

Dear WordPress, You have ruined Facebook for me. Someone had to do it. To be honest, I only started on Facebook to keep an eye on my teenage children. It didn’t really work. They were soon off to other social … Continue reading

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Old Soul

Are you an Old Soul ? Take this quiz to find out. This has shown up frequently on a number of media outlets. Sometimes there are 4 questions, sometimes 14. There are a few common traits that the old souls … Continue reading

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A model for creativity and imagination. He changed the world. I remember watching him every Sunday night on TV, in glorious black and white. No matter, he always provided the color. He made his fortune; not so much by creating … Continue reading

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It’s a Mad World Afterall

“Have i gone mad? I’m afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usually are.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Much analysis has been done over the Lewis Carroll classic, but as always in great literature, … Continue reading

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