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Use These Prompts If You Need Help Journaling

Use These Prompts If You Need Help Journaling

Like any habit, journaling is easier said than done. I tried for years (all of the half-empty notebooks in my childhood bedroom can attest to this) and didn’t form a sustaining habit until I studied abroad in university and wrote in a travel journal daily. Something just clicked during that…

An Artist Explains What ‘Great Artists Steal’ Really Means

An Artist Explains What ‘Great Artists Steal’ Really Means

“A good composer does not imitate; he steals,” Igor Stravinsky supposedly said. Faulkner allegedly phrased it as “Immature artists copy, great artists steal.” Steve Jobs put it most simply: “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” The saying regularly inspires artists, thinkers and dorm-room poster designers. But in practical terms, what…

Marvin Gaye’s Best Creativity Tips

Marvin Gaye’s Best Creativity Tips

Marvin Gaye might have been best known for albums like I Heard It Through the Grapevine and What’s Going On, but when you look closer, you see an artist who struggled with depression yet somehow found a way through that to release some of the greatest soul music to come…