Creative Artists Dealing With Self Sabotage


Someone being pushed back into their box

This is the feeling of being squashed down

This image is from a new article called How to Recognise and Deal with Self Sabotage in the Creative Arts. The article begins…Chamine describes factors that contribute to success in Positive Intelligence.(2012)  In the context of an art based practice, the artist’s potential is determined by a synergy of factors, including cognitive intelligence (IQ), emotional intelligence (EQ) combined with the attributes we would normally think of as talent, such as mastery of a combination of skills, knowledge and experience.  For an artist to be successful he or she must have the confidence to put their art out to the world and develop the nurturing and supportive sets of relationships that come to be called an artist’s social network.

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About Brisbane Artist

Jo is a Creative Arts Teacher from Down Under, Jo lives in tropical paradise Brisbane Queensland.AU The topic that fascinates Jo is a Rapid eLearning The types of subjects Jo writes about thrive on synergy and so does she. Creativity and self expression are essential components of the curriculum, and yet so often they are overlooked as the source of self efficacy and resilience. Jo has been studying how to harness the power of multimedia and the creative arts as a therapist and community worker. Passionate about developing communities of like minded people who accompany each other on a path toward spiritual, psychological and physical health, Jo seeks to remain open to all possible forms and ways of personal and community expression. By challenging all educators to connect the various kinds of art, Jo hopes to dialogue about how the Creative Arts can be a made a more explicitly vital part of everyday lived experience. Teaching Art and being a Creative Arts Therapist has fostered a passion for personal development and for healing within community. Jo has an interest in all aspects of natural healing that promote inner balance and well being.
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