Irenka Style Interview – Music & The Creative Journey

Very interesting creative journey as she travels from Belgium to Nashville in the U.S to pursue her career as an artist. She’s now touring all around the states. Check out my first creative interview with singer and songwriter Irenka Style… you won’t believe how many times I screw up this interview with my ‘umms’ but luckily Irenka was a fantastic interviewee!  (more…)

Don't look for society to give you permission to be yourself. -Steve Maraboli

Don’t look for society to give you permission to be yourself. – Jared Chan

When you understand that society is a rigid construct of hierarchical dominance borne out of a necessity for stability and the expression of aggression, you’ll understand that no one is going to give you permission to do anything, unless it’s to submit to their will and work for them, essentially becoming them.  (more…)

Unknown Territory And The Transformative Power Of Creative People – Inspired by Jordan Peterson

I’ve been meditating on the role that creative people play in society and have been studying Jordan Peterson and his lectures on mythology to gain a deeper understanding of the value that creative people contribute to our culture. (more…)

When I think of one thing I think of five things. When I think of five things I think of one thing. - Jared Chan

When I think of one thing I think of five things. When I think of five things I think of one thing. – Jared Chan

It’s called rapid ideation and insight. Creative people can use one idea to come up with multiple ideas rapidly. They have a unique ability to generate ideas and make associations between ideas at a fast pace.

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If you still think that creativity is painting a picture then you don't understand the depths of the creative mind. - Jared Chan

If you still think that creativity is painting a picture then you don’t understand the depths of the creative mind. – Jared Chan

Creativity can certainly be expressed through painting a picture but creativity is not limited to artistic pursuits. (more…)

5 PLACES YOU CAN GO TO STIMULATE CREATIVE THOUGHTS

How to stimulate your creative mind through your environment

This post is about finding different places that aid your creative work and stimulate creative thoughts. Being stuck in the same place can leave you in a creative rut with no inspiration to execute your creative work.

5 PLACES YOU CAN GO TO STIMULATE CREATIVE THOUGHTS

The major disadvantages creative people face in a mundane environment is a lack of novel stimuli or too much distraction by things that are unimportant. Think about all the times you tried to do some creative work at home and were distracted by the fridge, some paper on the floor, or some other irrelevant thing that you never got around to dealing with. You are surrounded by so many mundane tasks that are calling for your attention that your own thoughts start to become mundane. That’s why I’ve come up with 5 places you can go to stimulate creative thoughts, generate new ideas, and help you with your creative work. (more…)