Category Archives: Creativity

Planners & Discoverers

The other day I read a very interesting paper by Daniel Chandler, “The Phenomenology of Writing by Hand”. There, he
divides writers into two groups: Planners, who tend to think of writing primarily as a means of recording or communicating ideas, … Continue reading

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Colour Therapy

I am convinced that the general mood lift most of us experience during spring and summer is, at least partly, due to the return of colours. In many regions winters are prevailingly dull and grey and it is no wonder … Continue reading

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Inner Peace

In times of inner and/or outer turmoil I need a fixed point – a center of peace to return to and to rest my mind in. When I feel my heart racing or my head swelling of unwanted thoughts or … Continue reading

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Music, Memories & Feelings

Many of us have strong feelings about music. As an avid music listener myself I love exploring different styles and genres of music, and it makes me happy every time I hear a beloved tune or discover something new and … Continue reading

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Where People Meet

In our fast-paced, technology oriented society public spaces are no longer places where strangers can meet in a natural way: on buses or trains, on park benches and at café tables there are hardly any openings for a rapprochement between … Continue reading

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The Empty Head

Sometimes I feel overwhelmed by my own request to write one blog post a week. It doesn’t seem much: one small text of around 300 words – that’s nothing! However, there’s a whole process behind it, and my problem is … Continue reading

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Wonderfully Warm Wool

When we freeze, we tense up. Is that why people living in warmer southern countries seem to be so much more relaxed than their brothers and sisters up north…? A good way to prevent us from spending the whole cold … Continue reading

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Let Your Inner Voice Emerge

In one way or another each one of us has something to communicate to others that can help or inspire them. Each one of us has his or her own inner voice. Do you have access to your own personal … Continue reading

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Do Them Yourself!

It is such a pity when the Holiday Season triggers more stress than necessary. All the Christmas cards we have to write, all the gifts we need to buy – and then perhaps even celebrating with far too many people … Continue reading

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Easy & Exquisite

You can stand in the kitchen preparing a nice meal for hours, and it can be absolutely worth it. But sometimes, if you get just the right ingredients, you can create something so easy, and yet so delicious in a … Continue reading

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