Creativity is the most important skill of the 21st century, important for problem solving and for well being, but we sometimes forget that we are all creative creatures, it is one of the things that defines us as human, the ability to meet the world with a curious mind and creative responses. Sometimes we need … Continue reading Creativity

This week’s book snap Sunday – Monet and the water lilies We have been walking in Laurel bank park, the pond with the water lilies seemed a perfect opportunity for book snap Sunday and Ross King's fantastic account of Monet and the famous waterlily paintings that grace the Musée de l'Orangerie. Really enjoyed this great read and it sparked a wider interest in the politics … Continue reading This week’s book snap Sunday – Monet and the water lilies

Curiosity- curiouser and curiouser

Curiosity positively impacts our health and well being, protecting cognitive function and adding to our ability to be creative and innovative. image public domain pixabay Curiosity and health Did you know that curiosity stimulates the dopaminergic and nonadrenegic systems in the brain, systems that are susceptible to age related decline. Dopamine and norephinephrine, have neuroprotective … Continue reading Curiosity- curiouser and curiouser