When Dan Siegel’s kids were teenagers, and they would whine, “I’m bored” as teens are apt to do, he would respond, “Why don’t you try a new firing pattern?”03.19.2010 Posted In: NETWORKER EXCHANGE By Psychotherapy Networker
It’s not that we don’t use most of our brains, he explained during his joint workshop with Natalie Goldberg, it’s that we don’t use many of our neuron firing patterns.
“Creativity is the birthright of every human being,” Siegel told us, “We have a weird idea that creativity is only for famous people.”
My Friday workshop, “The Art and Science of Creativity” involved a writer and a scientist coming together to discuss forms of creativity and to fuel inspiration.
Goldberg said that to be creative, we must quiet our “monkey brain”-the critic that exists inside all of us.
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