Truths About Creativity

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Truths About Creativity

Across the centuries the link between creativity and mental health has been observed, and there have been many examples of compelling associations that support this relationship. Creativity is one of those elusive things that is extremely hard to define, yet once you’re in its presence you absolutely know it. At times, creativity might seem like magic, and it bewitches us … Read More

The Power of Flow

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The Power of Flow

We’ve all heard of flow states but what exactly is “flow” anyway? Some athletes and performers call it “being in the zone” or “runner’s high”; and musicians say they feel a sense of “being one with the music”. These peak experiences are also described as “the power of flow” because flow is a state of mind that helps you to … Read More

Practicing Perfectly

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If practice makes perfect what are the key elements for practicing perfectly? Staying focused is certainly essential along with well-paced timing of your practice session; mapping out your practice goals; being confident and determined to achieve small daily accomplishments; and practicing smarter not harder. Being healthy artists promotes a realization that effective practice isn’t just in your body, it’s in … Read More