Dear Son, Embrace Your Creative Gift

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When Charles Hale realizes his son is discovering his creative side, he does the only thing he can. He encourages him to cultivate and cherish it.

“I Need My Space”: Why Environment Matters When Creating

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The environment I am a part of is draining me. I find that the amount of productivity I experience in a shared, community creation space is much more powerful than any times I try to work from home.

I Lived a Day According to Maya Angelou’s Schedule, And Hacked My Own Creativity

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I encourage people who are seeking the creative source to try an enforced solitude, it worked for me and clearly has worked for Dr. Angelou.

“Not Much to See”

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Stereotypes take many social forms, listen to the blind talk about their joy of cinema.

The Greatest Lie Ever Told: Pain, Masculinity & the Spiritual Path

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Ryan Kuja makes an inquiry into the connections between spiritual and emotional suffering and our path to transformation.

Want Your Creativity Back? Tim Mousseau Suggests Five Ways How

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Reclaiming creativity means moving beyond the fear of being judged by others.

“Should Writers/Artists Focus on the Process, not the Result?”

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This comment by Dan B on the post When Should You Stop Calling Yourself An Aspiring Writer

The Science of Character: New 8 Min. Film by Tiffany Shlain #CharacterDay

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Finish this sentence: I want to be …

Men, Are You Afraid Your Woman Doesn’t Need You Anymore?

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Fergus Denhamer wonders if men in midlife are becoming redundant to the women they love?

Cheap But Great Dates

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Lifestyle guru Leo Babauta shares thrifty date advice

Pure Hot Holy Anger and How It Can Move You to Make a Difference

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Robin Rice has learned that sometimes anger can be a force for good in the world. All you have to do is let it move you.

When Sons Ask Dads to Play (and Why Dads Should Play Anyway)

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Graham Scott on the miracles lurking behind ‘Can you play?’

Dad, Can I Have Another Sandwich?

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JJ Vincent went back for more of David Laferriere’s sandwich bags, and found more than he expected.

I Want This Dad to Make My Sandwiches. Forever.

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JJ Vincent was pointed to the coolest lunch idea ever, created by one seriously awesome dad.

Throw Away Your Cookie Cutters

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This holiday season, Jarad Dewing urges you to forgo the traditional molds and let creativity reign.

Be a Better Man by Being Ah-Mused.

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Lawrence Grodecki claims there is a simple way for each of us to be a little greater.