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Creative People Have Better-Connected Brains, Scans Reveal

Creative People Have Better-Connected Brains, Scans Reveal

Ben Delanoy February 23, 2017 0

Highly creative people have more neural connections between the left and right sides of their brains, researchers have found, which suggests that creativity could be down to our built-in biology, as well as how

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To Do Creative Work, Be Prepared For Boring, Repetitive Tasks

To Do Creative Work, Be Prepared For Boring, Repetitive Tasks

Ben Delanoy October 27, 2016 0

If you judge by the movies, being creative is all about freewheeling ideas and a total lack of discipline. In reality, being an artist is hard work. If you want to build your art,

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Use the First Hour of Your Day for Creative, Inspiring Work

Use the First Hour of Your Day for Creative, Inspiring Work

Ben Delanoy August 24, 2016 0

If you have the flexibility in your schedule to do it, start your day with something creative and inspiring. Maybe it’s that novel or short story you’ve been working on, or a painting, or

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How Finding the Right Community Can Help Your Creativity

How Finding the Right Community Can Help Your Creativity

Ben Delanoy June 10, 2016 0

Van Gogh may now be widely recognized as one of the most influential and creative artists of all time, but he died alone and penniless. Why? Because 100 years ago his canvas’ were seen

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Charles Bukowski… Never Try To Create

Charles Bukowski… Never Try To Create

Ben Delanoy March 30, 2015 0

Anyone who knows me knows I have respect for Charles Bukowski. His passion. His vulgarity. His cool way of stringing together words and creating masterpieces you almost have to read through quickly for fear of

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As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity

As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity

Ben Delanoy July 18, 2014 0

If anything makes Americans stand tall internationally it is creativity. “American ingenuity” is admired everywhere. We are not the richest country (at least not as measured by smallest percentage in poverty), nor the healthiest

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Crop Out What You Don’t Like… Photoshop Your Life

Crop Out What You Don’t Like… Photoshop Your Life

Ben Delanoy June 11, 2014 0

Those of you who are familiar with Photoshop will love this. Since it’s release, Photoshop has revolutionized the way we look at photos and design as it’s capabilities far extend shaving a few pounds

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10 Things We Can Learn From Street Artists

10 Things We Can Learn From Street Artists

Ben Delanoy August 7, 2013 0

1. It’s important to take risks. Street artists risk their safety, freedom, and finances every time they go out and create something illegally. It’s important to take risks in our lives every once in

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Coffee vs. beer: which drink makes you more creative?

Coffee vs. beer: which drink makes you more creative?

Ben Delanoy June 6, 2013 0

I didn’t know what I was going to write about today. When this happens, normally I grab a coffee to help get the ideas flowing, but for the last few days in Florida, no

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