Forget about work and keep a dream diary: how to think creatively
Summary: Ditch the brainstorming sessions and make time for knitting, cycling or just plain idling if you want to be more creative
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New neuroscience research helps explain our growing attraction to spiritual retreat
Summary: In a recent study published in the journal Religion, Brain & Behavior, scientists from The Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University have discovered that there are actual changes that take place in the brains of retreat participants.
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Wellness retreats offer relaxation for people with dementia, caregivers
Summary: Held at tranquil destinations with luxuriant natural scenery where participants can enjoy their surroundings, the retreats include joint and separate activities for people with dementia and their family caregivers. While activities vary slightly at each location, all include creative arts, yoga and massage for caregivers as well as a complimentary breakfast and lunch.
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For Greater Creativity, Go for Baroque
Summary: The fear that Americans, in general, are becoming less creative has inspired stacks of studies, which identify a variety of techniques that may stimulate innovative thought.
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What Prehistoric Cave Paintings Can Teach Us About the Psychology of Creativity
Summary: Shamas believes the motivational roots of creativity are all about freshness and transcendence. “Freshness is the feeling that this moment is complete, genuine, and unlike anything one has felt before,” says Shamas. “Transcendence is the sensation of breaking through existing limitations or obstacles in order to connect with something greater, such as an ideal or a hidden truth. We are drawn to creativity because it expands us, allowing us to know more, feel more, and be more.”
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