Show 199 - Creativity In the Middle of Chaos

One of the things we might need to do is have a tighter grasp on our creativity.

In this short episode, a look at some of the resources you can use to understand how creativity can help you get an understanding about anxiety, or help you cope during isolation or remind yourself to have something to look forward to.

We all need that.

We really do.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

From Boing Boing, a trip back to the musical past of 1969 with Tom Jones wailing with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

CĂ©line Terranova post on "Don't let anxiety kill your creativity" from The Part-Time Artist.

Artist, author, dad and blogger Austin Kleon e-mail newsletter has pulled me out of a depressive dive or two.

There is a 2014 TEDxCharlotte talk from Sharon Dowell about Anxiety as Fuel for Artistic Creativity. There is also a 2015 TEDxProvidence talk from Jeffrey Sparr on Using Art to Combat Anxiety.

Felt Magnet How can I be more creative as an adult? There are ways to tap into that inner stream.

Austin Kleon, How to Make A Zine From A Piece of Paper, a very short video.


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