Creativity Blocks #003: Fear of the Unknown

It’s natural for us to fear the unknown. Like all fears, this can start at an early age and remain with us for most of our lives. When it comes to embarking on a creative project – or specifically not-embarking on a creative project – it can be...

Creativity Blocks #002: Fear of Failure

The second major block to our creativity is the avoidance of failure. If you don’t actually do anything then you can’t possibly fail. Job done! Somewhat ironically, we can be really creative on how we go about this. As for the other types of fears, in...

Where Do Ideas Actually Come From?

Incredible advances in understanding how our brains work have been made by neuroscientists, yet the place where our consciousness is generated and our mind resides proves elusive. It’s a good guess is that it’s only proving tricky to find because people are looking in...

Five Wise Women

So when we have Three Wise Men, why might there be Five Wise Women? Well men aren’t all dumb. It’s mostly, but by no means all, men that have flown other men to the Moon and split the atom asunder … but I reckon it’s long overdue that we...

Three Wise Men

It is only fitting at this time of year to revisit and revamp myths of old so I thought it would be appropriate to share some messages of wisdom from Three Wise Men. Some thousands of years ago, the Three Wise Men brought gifts from the East. In these globally...