Tag Archives: Pressure

Creating Time and Space

Do you know why people have trouble accessing their innate creativity?  We’re all born creative, but some lose touch with that faculty, or grow up and have a hard time reaching it.  Do you know why?  It’s basically because we … Continue reading

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Taking and Telling the Time

Ever noticed that humans are the only creatures that care what time it is?  We’re the only species that have clocks and calendars and the only ones that obsess about times and dates.  That might have some universal benefits, but … Continue reading

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The Pressures of Obscurity

We are always reading how this star or that has succumbed to the pressures of fame and done something stupid or self-destructive, or worse still, career-limiting.  I’m sure being in the public eye is an extraordinarily difficult thing.  People expect … Continue reading

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Pressure

I’m angry and sad at the same time, this morning.  I opened up facebook only to witness the spectacle of a promising young artist, with bags of potential and who could have a very long and successful career, in total … Continue reading

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Crushing Creativity

I was reading a wikipedia article recently about Graham Gouldman, one of the founding members of 10cc and perhaps one of the most successful British songwriters of the past half century.  What was interesting was how Gouldman told of a … Continue reading

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Reasons to Consider Becoming a Starving Artist

To quote the MIND web site:  “Mind today presents compelling new evidence that the recession has had a devastating effect on the wellbeing of British workers. The charity has found that since the recession 1 in 10 workers have sought support … Continue reading

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