Marion Milner: Psychoanalyst of the Creative Psyche

The Mindful Bard is all about supporting creative types (artists, explorers, scientists, problem-solvers, social capital investors, et al) with inspiration, motivation, healing, self-knowledge, compassion, and effective tools. To this end we publish pieces on mindful living— ideas, interviews with creative folks, comics, videos, and soundbites that inform and inspire social consciousness, creative thinking, and authentic art. We also recommend books, music, and films that inspire good art and social transformation (or that are just plain fun!). ~~~ British psychoanalyst Marion Milner devoted a large part of her study and practice to an understanding of the creative process. Here are just a few of … Continue reading Marion Milner: Psychoanalyst of the Creative Psyche

A Secular Holiness

 The Mindful Bard is all about supporting creative types (artists, explorers, scientists, problem-solvers, social capital investors, et al) with inspiration, motivation, healing, self-knowledge, compassion, and effective tools. To this end we publish pieces on mindful living— ideas, interviews with creative folks, comics, videos, and soundbites that inform and inspire social consciousness, creative thinking, and authentic art. We also recommend books, music, and films that inspire good art and social transformation (or that are just plain fun!). ~~~ Prophet Mohamed is said to have been taken on spiritual night journey on which Allah taught him how to pray. At first Allah told him that … Continue reading A Secular Holiness