Building Creative Resilience: Strategies for Cultivating Enchantment

Adversity and boredom can strip away our joy and creativity. Can a sense of enchantment improve our resilience? Boredom © Jae with CCLicenseHave you ever felt as if you were missing something or merely going through the motions of living? Sometimes this happens as a result of a catastrophe in our lives, but it can sneak … Continue reading Building Creative Resilience: Strategies for Cultivating Enchantment

The Importance of Creative Darkness: Exposed Roots by Katherine McDaniel

Creative people often examine the darkness around their roots for inspiration. Is it dangerous and risky to expose these roots? Human beings often speak of the foundations of their lives as roots. Creative people often spend a great deal of time probing and studying their roots, sometimes even placing them on display. I recently realized through … Continue reading The Importance of Creative Darkness: Exposed Roots by Katherine McDaniel

Civilization: Beyond Earth and the ultra cool technologies of tomorrow from Polygon

Technology has often been spawned from ideas created by science fiction. Will strategy games play their part in the future? I grew up playing Risk, that wonderful board game where you became a colonial power, spreading your chosen color over the globe until you were made victorious through a combination of strategy and the luck of the dice. The … Continue reading Civilization: Beyond Earth and the ultra cool technologies of tomorrow from Polygon