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Right-Brain Be Creative! Features

What is creativity? How can you be more creative? Is everyone creative? How can businesses become more innovative? Is there a such thing as a creativity coach? (Yes) How do you find creative inspiration? What are muses?

Be Creative! is a collection of inspiring, advice-laden, and motivating features and articles about creativity, the creative process, the psychological aspects of creativity, and self-care issues authored by artists, writers, creativity coaches, and other creative professionals.

Spotlight Series

Be Creative! ActivitiesBe Creative FUN! Adults Projects
By Chris Dunmire
BCA dispels the common notions that you have to be a child, an artist, or full of innovative ideas to enjoy your creativity. Give yourself a free-ative creativity break by trying out some of these fun creativity-inducing projects, exercises, and coloring pages.

Learning from Leonardo da Vinci
Creativity Portal
Explore da Vinci's methods and habits related to his creativity from the book How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day by Michael J. Gelb.

Inspiring Creativity Anthology Excerpts
Various Authors
Inspirational chapters by creativity coaches Kate R. Quinlan, Dave Storer, and Rick Benzel.

Art of the Song Creativity Radio
With John Dillon & Vivian Nesbitt
Art of the Song Creativity Radio is a one-hour syndicated radio show co-hosted and co-produced by John Dillon and Vivian Nesbitt with music and interviews exploring inspiration and creativity through songwriting and other art forms. Enjoy reading the show's "Creativity Corner" segments on the Creativity Portal.

Inspirations from 9 Athenian Muses
Series by Molly J. Anderson-Childers
If you're looking for ways to invoke the original nine Greek Muses in your creative work, you'll enjoy this special series that will take you deeper into muse-ness with Euterpe, Clio, Polyhymnia, Melpomene, Erato, Terpsichore, Urania, Thalia, and Calliope.

Articles and Essays by a Creativity Enthusiast
By Chris Dunmire
Includes articles and essays: The Arts Desire, Creatively Sharing, Seeds of Creativity, Taking Risks, Four Steps of Creativity, and 6 Myths of Creativity.

Chronic Creativity Excerpts
By Angela Mack
Discusses the hypothetic symptoms of the condition known as Chronic Creativity.

Topic Categories

Psychology of Creativity
Articles and research pertaining to the psychological aspects of creativity and creative expression.

Creativity and Depression
A collection of articles, book excerpts, and research detailing the relationships between creativity and depression.

On Being Creative
Everyone is creative! Articles and essays encouraging living your creative dreams, learning from children, benefiting from play, and overcoming obstacles.

Life-Enhancing Articles for Artists & Creatives
Articles addressing balance, self-esteem, and other issues related to personal and creative living.

Dealing with Critics and Managing Criticism
Dealing with critics and criticism for our creative ideas and work is something we can't avoid. These articles provide balanced viewpoints and tips for dealing with criticism, helping us to discern the different types of criticism we'll encounter.

Breaking through Blocks
Whether it's artist block, writer's block, or some other creativity block, these articles have tips to help you 'break on through to the other side.'

Self-Care for Artists (of all kinds)
Addressing the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of being a creative artist while balancing other life issues.