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A scientist reveals what being near the ocean actually does to your brain – Hack Spirit

There is something magical about a large body of water. A stretch of ocean across the coastline with never ending waves; a large flat lake… Source: A scientist reveals what being near the ocean actually does to your brain –

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A Responsibility to Light: An Illustrated Manifesto for Creative Resilience and the Artist’s Duty in Dark Times – Brain Pickings

“Feel all the things. Feel the hard things. The inexplicable things, the things that make you disavow humanity’s capacity for redemption… Feel afraid. Feel powerless. Feel frozen. And t… Source: A Responsibility to Light: An Illustrated Manifesto for Creative Resilience

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James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society – Brain Pickings

“A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing stable under heaven.” Source: James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society –

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40 great books to unlock your creative potential – Holy Kaw!

40 great books to unlock your creative potential – Holy Kaw!. No matter what you’re field, if you seek to make a splash, the ability to think outside the box is essential. Canva’s Andrew Tate found forty inspiring reads to

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The Best Books on Writing and Creativity of 2013 | Brain Pickings

The Best Books on Writing and Creativity of 2013 | Brain Pickings. by Maria Popova Timeless wisdom and practical advice on the pleasures and perils of the written word and the creative life. After the year’s best books in photography,

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Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity | Brain Pickings

Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity | Brain Pickings. “Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.” The third volume of Anaïs

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Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?. TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful “idea worth spreading” every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week’s TEDTalk is

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