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Creativity: Unleashing the Forces Within

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As Osho points out in the foreward to this book, historically, the creative person has been all but forced to rebel against the society.

But nowadays, the situation has dramatically changed. In today's world, the ability to respond creatively to new challenges is demanded of everybody, from corporate CEOs to "soccer moms." Those whose toolbox for dealing with life includes only what they have learned in the past from their parents and their teachers are at a distinct disadvantage both in their relationships and in their careers. Making a switch from imitative and rule-bound behavior to creative innovation and flexibility requires a profound change in our attitudes about ourselves and our capabilities.

Creativity is a handbook for those who understand the need to bring more creativity, playfulness, and flexibility to their lives. It's a manual for thinking "outside the box"-and learning to live there as well.

Synopsis:

In this text, according to Osho, creativity is "perhaps the only existential religion" because it arises from the same attunement with the whole that is the fulfilment of the spiritual search.

Synopsis:

DIY MAGIC offers series of reality hacks encompassing self-help, philosophy, psychology, and inspiration, that will help artists, writers, and any creative types find new sources of inspiration.

This is a book of magic.   This is a book of mind hacks.   This is a cookbook for creativity.

 

In DIY Magic, Anthony Alvarado provides readers with a collection of techniques for accessing deeper levels of creative thought—for hacking into their subconscious. From Salvador Dali's spoon technique and ornithomancy (divination by crows), to bibliomancy and using (legal) stimulants, the exercises in this book will help anyone chasing the muse—from artists and musicians, to writers and more—as they tug at the strings of everyday reality and tap into the magic of their own minds.

About the Author

Osho is one of the best-known and most provocative spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. Beginning in the 1970s he captured the attention of young people from the West who wanted to experience meditation and transformation. More than 20 years after his death, the influence of his teachings continues to grow, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312205195
Author:
Osho
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Author:
Alvarado, Anthony
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
New Age
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Eastern - Gurus
Subject:
Alternate Spirituality
Subject:
Inspiration & Personal Growth
Subject:
Creative ability -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Subject:
Spiritualism
Subject:
Creativity
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Osho: Insights for a New Way of Living
Series Volume:
5251--97-324
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , In this text, according to Osho, creativity is "perhaps the only existential religion" because it arises from the same attunement with the whole that is the fulfilment of the spiritual search.
"Synopsis" by ,
DIY MAGIC offers series of reality hacks encompassing self-help, philosophy, psychology, and inspiration, that will help artists, writers, and any creative types find new sources of inspiration.

This is a book of magic.   This is a book of mind hacks.   This is a cookbook for creativity.

 

In DIY Magic, Anthony Alvarado provides readers with a collection of techniques for accessing deeper levels of creative thought—for hacking into their subconscious. From Salvador Dali's spoon technique and ornithomancy (divination by crows), to bibliomancy and using (legal) stimulants, the exercises in this book will help anyone chasing the muse—from artists and musicians, to writers and more—as they tug at the strings of everyday reality and tap into the magic of their own minds.

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