How The Brain Makes Creative Solutions

‘The evidence that the brain responds to events that do not appear in consciousness is overwhelming’.  The Wayward Mind - Guy Claxton I know that when I want to find solutions to puzzles or get into a creative flow, I need to access a different state of mind – make my brain work in a different … Continue reading How The Brain Makes Creative Solutions

The Moon And Creative Solutions… Really?

So what do you do when your creative solutions desert you?  Suck it up? Force it out? Tear out your hair? For the last few weeks I’ve been bursting with ideas and creative solutions, on a high and full of energy, but during last weekend I noticed there was nothing there.  Flat, empty, imagine-less.  Those hidden … Continue reading The Moon And Creative Solutions… Really?

The Only Constant Thing In Life Is Change

When we observe and preserve an alert watchfulness over life, we can see the unfolding and enfolding evolution of everything - constant change.  It may seem banal, but this also includes holiday cottages. I moved to Graig Ddu in 1991 – you can read the story here:  https://beingatthecottage.com/2019/01/14/synchronicity-at-its-magical-best/ For 9 years I lived and worked … Continue reading The Only Constant Thing In Life Is Change

Hop Into The Bath And Unleash Creative Solutions

Create: ‘Bring something into existence’ – Oxford English Dictionary ‘To evolve from one's own thought or imagination’ Creativity thrives in an expansively quiet mind.  It doesn’t happen while we are staring at a tablet or dealing with the daily grind of mundane problems in the office.  That’s why 72% of people get great ideas and insights in the bath or shower.   … Continue reading Hop Into The Bath And Unleash Creative Solutions

5 Reasons To Take A Digital Detox In The Pursuit Of Something Extraordinary

When we separate ourselves from the white noise of our work environment, relinquishing the digital gadgetry that props us up, curious and wonderful things happen. 

6 Things You Need To Know About Your Subconscious … And Why They Matter

Developing the relationship with your subconscious will give you the edge you need to succeed.  The more you can connect with your subconscious the more extraordinary results and eureka moments it will give you. Thing No 1 - Giving you the edge you need As you pursue something extraordinary, accessing the hidden seams of inspiration … Continue reading 6 Things You Need To Know About Your Subconscious … And Why They Matter

Why Getting Away From It All Unleashes Creative Solutions

When our mind is free of stimulation, we are in the best position to produce some of the finest problem-solving and creative solutions that it can generate.  By allowing the mind to relax and wander, we activate the brain’s default mode network, which is essential for creativity. Create: ‘Bring something into existence’ – Oxford English Dictionary ‘To evolve from one's own thought or imagination’ … Continue reading Why Getting Away From It All Unleashes Creative Solutions