Brainstorm : Harnessing the Power of Productive Obsessions

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Provides advice on ways to activate one's imagination and turn the tendency to obsess into a productive and creative more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
  • Novato, CA, United States
  • English
  • 1577316215
  • 9781577316213
  • 408,451

About Eric Maisel

Eric Maisel, PhD, is a psychotherapist and the author of many books, including "Coaching the Artist Within" and "Fearless Creating." He is a columnist for "Art Calendar" magazine, a creativity coach, and a trainer of coaches, and he leads workshops nationwide and online. Ann Maisel is a former teacher and school administrator who is now engaged in researching the productive obsessions of historical and contemporary figures. They live in the San Francisco Bay more

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"Turn brain potential into passion, energy, and genuine accomplishments." -- Camille Minichino, physicist and author of the Periodic Table Mysteries "What a pivotal way to experience your brain and all that it can create! I love that this book celebrates and teaches the concept of productive obsession and the multitudinous gifts of brainstorming." -- SARK, author, artist, and creative fountain "A great tool for anyone who might be feeling stuck with a creative urge or idea but hasn't brought it to fruition. You'll discover how to use your brain as your ally and go beyond what you thought possible." -- Phyllis Lane, documentary filmmaker "Elegantly combines the most inspiring elements of mindfulness, engagement, focus, and flow. Eric Maisel shows how we can be more productive by turning obsessions into positive passions." -- Susan K. Perry, PhD, social psychologist, author of "Writing in Flow", and creativity blogger for "Psychology Today"show more

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