creativity

10 more insightful ways to find happiness and live a purposeful life (part 5)

HOW TO USE THIS LIST: Below are the fifth 10 insightful ways to be happy. Next week you will receive the final 10. Watch one video or read one article or two each day. If you are too busy to do this every day you are probably not happy (enough)! Save them as bookmarks to read later or look them up on my blog. Enjoy. 41. Sarah Kay - If I should have a daughter. "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired [...]

2020-06-15T11:42:49+02:00June 19th, 2020|

Miranda’s favorite things – May 2020

I know we've only just had a favorite things post. But one can never have enough favorite things to share, right? AIRBNB's online experiences Airbnb is known as a travel platform that let's you stay in unique places. They already had a sidekick called 'Experiences' where you could book wine tastings or art making sessions with a local. Now that people are no longer able to travel, they have started offering those experiences as online sessions. Cooking pasta with granny, learning tango or [...]

2020-04-28T16:11:55+02:00May 1st, 2020|

11 awesome videos on the importance of creativity

Ken Robinson on how schools kill creativity:  Tim Brown (Ideo) on Creativity and Play Ji Lee: The Transformative Power of Personal Projects How to add some fun to the things you need people to do John Cleese - Creativity in Management Don Norman on how happiness triggers creativity Stuart Brown: Why play is vital -- no matter your age Meet Jen Stark, a young artist who has found a way (by 'accident' or 'chance') to turn cheap paper into art. Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity Daniel Pink [...]

2020-04-21T15:38:07+02:00April 24th, 2020|

Life is one big improvisation

If you have ever watched improvisational comedy, or have done creative brainstorming, you might know what the 'Yes, and...' principle is. "Yes, and...", also referred to as "Yes, and..." thinking is a rule-of-thumb in improvisational comedy that suggests that a participant should accept what another participant has stated ("yes") and then expand on that line of thinking ("and"). It is also used in business and other organizations as a principle that improves the effectiveness of the brainstormin [...]

2020-04-10T10:48:12+02:00April 10th, 2020|

Miranda’s favorite things – Spring 2020

It's almost spring! The weather is definitely gorgeous. So it's time for another post on my recently discovered favourite things. I thought I'd keep them all to the online category considering that most of the world is currently in lockdown. Also, if you have any tips that may fall into this category, I'd be happy if you could share them with me via email or in the comments below! Let's share our favorites! ART CLASSES Flora Bowley introduced me to intuitive painting. And it changed my art [...]

2020-03-18T19:22:33+02:00March 20th, 2020|

Life 101 (…or There’s a blog post for everything)

Most of my blog posts started out as discussions with my friends, struggles my clients are facing or things I have liked and learned myself and feel the need to share. The other day, I had such a discussion with a friend about a struggle. And I thought: 'I will write a blog post about that'. And then I thought: 'Wait, I already HAVE a blog post about that!' Funny that. So today I thought I'd share some past posts with you just in case you find yourself in a certain situation. Enjoy! You feel stu [...]

2019-08-27T08:50:13+02:00September 6th, 2019|
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