A mind that is stretched to a new idea never returns to its original dimensions.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes
Our habitual sources of creativity have been shut off. Social distancing has removed from our agendas. Movies and museums; Broadway shows and concerts; interactive activities, group classes, and daily rituals—creative outlets that may normally be our sources of inspiration. With so much going on in our world right now, it could be easy to conclude that connecting with creativity...
“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we create the world.”
I don’t know if you’re aware, but in this precise moment, you might be copying or imitating “other.”
We are constantly copying or imitating other models and repeating these learned patterns on autopilot. We copy the ways of our parents or those who replaced them. We copy our teachers or the models we learn from. We copy our...