Tag Archives: Creativity

Personal magic – creativity and Shamanic ways for wellbeing

Kate Hawkes Portland, Oregon, USA   The key to healing and wellness is, most agree, a combination of mind-body dynamics and, perhaps spirit. How the three interact and what happens when they do is the subject of studies and surmise, hard fact and anecdote. I have no doubt that when an individual is actively engaged […]

The perfection of illness

Zohaib Ahmad Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA   It is often but little appreciated that the creative and the consummate can be conceived in the throes of disease. The process of being ill can change people, not only through the mental stress, but also through the neurological changes inherent in neurodegenerative diseases such as in Alzheimer’s disease, […]

Lord Howard Florey and the use of visual art in medicine

Vincent Cracolici Chicago, Illinois, USA   Untitled work by Lord Howard Florey Art and Medicine: skills for creative problem solving Despite similar training, all physicians are not equally skilled in recognizing and solving clinical problems. Those who have been remarkably innovative in their specialty often share similar characteristics with one another. Though gifted in the […]