Creative Minds

Six Keys To Unlock Creativity

Bev James | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK
Bev James

Creativity is one of the most desirable skills in today's working world, with some CEOS - like 60% of those polled by IBM - viewing it as the most imp...

Let Me Compare Thee To A Tree

Kamontip Evans | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK
Kamontip Evans

Shakespeare immortalised the beauty of a woman in his sonnet: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Over 400 years later her beauty lives on. How wo...

Expert Wanted - Must Have No Experience

Iain Hunter | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK
Iain Hunter

The sobriquets of 'old pro' and 'been doing it for years' are no longer the badges of honour of diligent, inspiring professionals who've dedicated years to becoming masters of their craft. Instead they're journeymen and women.

Can Creativity Be Learned - And Should Normal People Bother?

Nigel Carrington | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Nigel Carrington

Teachers have a strong incentive to believe in nurture - that success is made as much as born. The strange exception is creativity, where education strategists fear to tread. As a new book identifies the seven creative behaviours behind success, we need to explore how creativity can be learnt.

How To Integrate Mindfulness Into Your Life

Georgia James | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Mindfulness classes in Westminster, schoolchildren meditating in lessons, grown adults poring over ‘zen’ colouring books, mindfulness-based therap...

What Is Creativity Anyway?

Kate Taylor | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Taylor

It's my firm belief that being creative is something that has to exist in the world, so for the blog piece this week, I've been researching the characteristics of creative people, looking at busting some myths, and finding out what being creative means. The quotes throughout are some of the beautiful responses I got back.

Does Noise Influence Our Creative Powers?

James Allen | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK
James Allen

Many of us find it difficult to find the "right" conditions for creativity. Finding enough time, space and energy can be a big ask as we lead busy lives in busy surroundings. Distractions and demands, colleagues and clients, traffic and even the weather - all have the power to influence our ability to create. The question is - do they influence what we create, and if so, how?

A Different Perspective: World Mental Health Day Gallery Goes Online

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2012 | Home

Wednesday is World Mental Health day, and to raise awareness and showcase talent an online gallery of work has gone live. The project, called Crea...

Creativity in the Therapeutic Setting

Elena Barbiero | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Barbiero

Why is it so important to keep creativity vibrant and alive? Creativity is not only about activities such as drawing, painting, graphics, writing etc.: it's also about creative solutions, intuition, understanding of others, empathy. These qualities bring out generosity, abundance, awareness of others, self-realisation.

#creativesupport - Be Part of the Solution

Graeme Keeton | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Graeme Keeton

A few years ago, my dad lost a kidney because of misdiagnosed kidney stones. He was annoyed, and so was I, but there was no naming and shaming and no demand for compensation.