Creativity

Creativity
Ring the bells that still can ring

Leonard Cohen crooned, rather perfectly:Ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack, a crack in everythingThat's how the light gets in These are the kinds of lines that set you free. Free from the compulsion of producing something perfect. Free from the obligation of creating something that can not be […]

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Creativity
Can Flow be a worthwhile goal?

People all over the world report being frustrated with their job. In this report about the office workers in UK, 97% of people reported frustration with work. When you ask people why they continue to work in the job that cause them being frustrated, the most common reason is that of money and security. In the modern […]

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Creativity
The Vast Sea of Ignorance

When one feels overwhelmed and demotivated by looking at someone else's knowledge or skills, it is a great strategy to put things in a perspective. This strategy is based on reality of individual limitations and capabilities. The sphere of knowledge in the world is vast. One may say infinite, but that may not be true. […]

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Business
When was the last time you did something for the first time?

Staying in the comfort zone is ... well, comfortable. You do something that you have done many times before, and you do it better. You are comfortable, you have the confidence, and you do it well. Why would anyone try anything new? You try something new because you have to. When your current strategy, current […]

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Creativity
The realities of pleasure and pain that drive the enjoyment of daily life

In this article Mark Manson ruminates about the joys of ordinary life. Some of the examples he gives impart another lesson - pleasure and pain are relative. An ordinary cup of tea on an ordinary morning would taste like the best thing in the world when you have experienced a debilitating illness previously. On the other hand […]

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Creativity
The Tyranny of Perfect

Leonard Cohen crooned, rather perfectly:Ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack, a crack in everythingThat's how the light gets in These are the kinds of lines that set you free. Free from the compulsion of producing something that is perfect. Free from the obligation of creating something that can […]

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