— Gautama Buddha (via purplebuddhaproject)
— Anonymous (via thelittlewaves)
Starve the ego, feed the soul.
How do we promote creativity in schools? This is one of the prevailing concerns of many progressive education reformers. From a long-term fiscal perspective, creativity can lead to innovation, and for the U.S. to have a competitive edge in the global economy, minds capable of identifying problems and imagining new possibilities are a necessity. But given the constructs of public schools, can creativity truly be valued?
Illusionist and New York Times crossword puzzle builder David Kwong at TED2014. Also see the science of how pattern-recognition fuels our creativity.
The great Ursula Nordstrom put it even more poetically in her beautiful letter to young Maurice Sendak: “That is the creative artist — a penalty of the creative artist — wanting to make order out of chaos.”(via explore-blog)
It is possible to control your emotions. We all do that. It is also possible to be controlled by your emotions. We all do that too. We each have a range of emotions that we use regularly, habitually. It is remarkable how we keep ourselves in that range. Even if that range is…
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