Posts Tagged “Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi”

Positive Signs #51, 52, 53, 54, & 55

09.11.2012  |  By
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Positive Signs is a series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity and optimism.

Next: Positive Signs #56–60, on aesthetic experience.
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Positive Signs #46, 47, 48, 49, & 50

08.28.2012  |  By
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Positive Signs is a series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity and optimism.


Next: Positive Signs #51–55, more on passion, goals, and harmony.
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Positive Signs #40, 41, 42, 43, 44, & 45

08.14.2012  |  By
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Positive Signs is a series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity and optimism.

Next: Positive Signs #46–50, on enjoyment and passion.
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Positive Signs #34, 35, & 36

07.17.2012  |  By
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After posting Positive Signs #1–33 last year, I completed drawings #34–60. To archive the entire series to Open Space, I’ll post the remaining drawings every other Tuesday through September.

Positive Signs is a series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism, with brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition. Positive Signs #34–60 include looks at flow, hope, subjective well-being, passion, and aesthetic experience.

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With thanks to the following authors.

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Positive Signs #31 & 32

06.22.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism*, and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.


Next Wednesday: Positive Sign #33: An Assortment of Symbolic Knickknackery.
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Positive Signs #19 & 20

05.11.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism*, and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.


Next Wednesday: Positive Signs #22 & 23 on explanatory style examples for artists.
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Positive Sign #11, 12 & 13

04.20.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism* and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.

Next Wednesday: Positive Signs #14: Explanatory Style & 15: Learned Optimism.
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Positive Sign #9 & 10

04.13.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism* and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.


Next Wednesday: Positive Signs #11, 12 & 13 on optimists and pessimists.
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Positive Sign #6

03.30.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism*, and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.

Next Wednesday: Positive Signs #7 & 8 on the relationship between flow and happiness.
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Positive Sign #5

03.23.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism* and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

Text, from bottom of pyramid to top: Training, expectations, resources, recognition, hope, opportunity, reward.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.


Next Wednesday: Positive Signs #6: The Nine Elements of Flow. See all Positive Signs to date.

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Positive Sign #3 & 4

03.16.2011  |  By
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Positive Signs is a weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism* and the lives of artists, published every Wednesday through June.

*Notwithstanding brief forays into the nature of space, stuff, experience, and cognition.


Next Wednesday: Positive Sign #5: Seven Elements of the Social Milieu Necessary for Creative Contributions. See all Positive Signs to date.

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Positive Sign #1

03.02.2011  |  By
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A weekly series of interpretive diagrams, quotes, and speculations on creativity, optimism and the lives of artists.*

Positive Signs is an attempt to share my research into positive psychology with artists and art enthusiasts.

In the course of examining optimism, pessimism, and happiness in my art for the past few years, these themes have formed a feedback loop winding through my art, life, and attitudes. I have become endlessly fascinated with how individuals make their lives in the arts, and what keeps them motivated and resilient.

In my r... More