Create With A Calm Mind: How to Develop Calming Habits to Foster Creativity In Our Busy, Noisy World

Kiki Zen, Create Change. Be Changed.

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7 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Introduction to Create with a Calm Mind

      4:56
    • 2. Internal RoadBlocks to Creativity with a Calm Mind

      6:36
    • 3. External RoadBlocks to Creativity with a Calm Mind

      5:05
    • 4. Internal Anti-Blockers

      7:32
    • 5. External Anti-Blockers

      6:10
    • 6. Design Thinking with a Calm Mind for Creativity

      7:13
    • 7. Conclusion and Summary Points

      0:50

Project Description

Project: Are you stuck with a problem, idea, or work ? Use this strategy in this class, to create a "new awareness" in creativity?

Deliverable is the an 'innovative' way of solving the problem that was presented to you before this class.  

Video 1 : What's happens when we don't have a calm mind? 

Take Away Points: A diagram of the mind when it is cluttered, and a diagram of the mind calm and clear and the potential the mind can create.  

Video 2:  How to identify the internal barriers to creating a calm mind? 

Take-away Points: Learn to conduct an internal scan of barriers, negative cues, bad habits, and stories you harbor that keeps you from your creativity potentials.  

Video 3: How to identify the external environment barriers to creating a calm mind? 

Take-away Points: Learn to conduct an environmental scan that triggers your internal barriers. 

Video 4: How to design your internal anti-blockers for creating a calm mind?

.Take-away Points: Learn to redesign these internal anti-blockers. 

Video 5: How to design your external anti-blockers for creating a calm mind?

.Take-away Points: Learn to redesign these external anti-blockers.

Video 6: How to use a calm mind to foster creativity using design thinking?

Take-away Points: Learn to use design thinking techniques to create a calm mind. 

Video 7: Summary of Tips and Challenges of sustaining a calm mind for creativity.  Video Format: Slides with voiceover. 

Take-away Points: Summary of the tips and tools, and what to do if you fall back to your old habits. 

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