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How To Be a Successful Artist: 6 Simple Yet Brilliant Insights From Author Neil Gaiman

In author Neil Gaiman's commencement speech to the University of the Arts, he revealed these 6 brilliant lessons for anyone trying to earn a living creatively.

Colton Swabb

The Marcus Aurelius Guide to Stoic Journaling

Did you know Marcus Aurelius' famous Meditations began as a personal journal which was never intended for publication?

Nat Dollin

The Secret to Artistic Excellence: This 2-Minute Video Will Radically Invigorate Your Creative Self

This video about the artistic struggle between taste and talent offers some of the best advice for creatives I've ever heard.

The Unknown

Make Your Soul Grow: 84-Year-Old Kurt Vonnegut’s Wonderful Letter to a Group of High School Students

"Practice any art... not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming , to find out what's inside you, to make your soul grow."

Jordan Bates

How to Overcome Perfectionism: Life Lessons from Kubrick to Picasso

Learn creative lessons from Picasso, Kubrick, Spielberg, Woody Allen, and leading psychologists to overcome perfectionism and improve your productivity and wellbeing.

Jon Brooks

Social Media is Distorting Your Creative Vision, and You Don’t Even Know It

Social media is an incredible tool for seeing sharing your work. But did you ever think the allure of facebook likes might be ruining your creative vision?

Ryan Trimble

Why The Excuse “I Don’t Have Enough Time” Is The Coward’s Way Out

I wrote my first novel while sitting on the toilet. What's you excuse?

Geoff Thompson

100 Tips About Life, People and Happiness

100 practical tips for living a wise life.

Julien Smith

10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

Use these 10 tips for being creative from the groundbreaking book 'Steal Like An Artist'. It will completely change the way you work.

Sathyvelu Kunashegaran

John Keats on Creativity, Mastery and The Art of Practice

John Keats on overcoming set backs and developing his poetic mastery through dogged determination and persistent practice.

Sam Thomas Davies

The Dreamer of the Dream: Why I Am a Writer

What makes a writer a writer? I have been asking myself this for some time now; I’d estimate about...

Ray Butler

Understanding & Growing Your Creative Mind Pt. 1/3

This is a very difficult and abstract topic. Even though it’s one we know well, there is no question the core aspects of this concept are difficult to grasp. Creativity is a foundational and highly...

Peter Westermann