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Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity “Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.” BY MARIA POPOVA The third volume of Anaïs Nin’s … Continue reading
4 LIFE PATH THE PATH OF BREAKTHROUGH… Being born on the 4 Life Path means that you will spend this lifetime learning about your true identity and purpose, and then putting this knowledge to constructive use. The work you do … Continue reading
The first two selves, inhabit the ordinary world and are present in all people; the third is of a different order and comes most easily alive in artists — it is where the wellspring of creative energy resides.
BY MARIA POPOVA “In the wholeheartedness of concentration,” the poet Jane Hirshfield wrote in her beautiful inquiry into the effortless effort of creativity, “world and self begin to cohere. With that state comes an enlarging: of what may be known, what may be … Continue reading
These are some of my favourite films. I am drawn to coming-of-age films and hope one day to make a feature film that someone else finds engaging and unique in perspective.
How much does a fish drink? A story of a boy’s innocence and loss of innocence when faced with the idiom of ‘drink like a fish’. Producer/Director: Patti Henderson Hired by the Port Shorts Program. Port Shorts allows 6 hours … Continue reading
Shelley on Poetry and the Art of Seeing “Poetry… reproduces the common universe of which we are portions and percipients, and it purges from our inward sight the film of familiarity which obscures from us the wonder of our being.” … Continue reading
Those that overlook Gen X in favor of focusing only on the youngest generations entering the workforce will miss out on a deep and valuable source of leadership potential. Continue reading