In the past, we may have focused on the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the body. But with recent advances in science and technology, we seem to be focusing on the health of the brain and mind. The human brain is constantly processing information from the body’s environment and how it is received, and it works together with the body’s senses and nervous system to produce behaviors and processes that are very adaptive.
It is now widely accepted that the brain is capable of creating amazing things that we as a species cannot even begin to understand. This is especially true in the area of creativity. The Human Brain is a vast network of millions of neurons which are connected to each other and to the environment. It is capable of performing a variety of complex, creative actions. One of the first things we had to learn about is how the brain works.
It would be great if we could explain the connection between creativity and health and performance. When someone is creative, say, it’s because they’ve learned to use their brain to perform certain actions that are adaptive in some way. Maybe someone has studied the brain in a particular area, learned how to use it, and then practiced and perfected it. Or maybe learning how to use the brain is a skill that requires practice.
When we talk about creativity, we usually talk about how something is a combination of different things. To do something well is to have the ability to combine different things into a unique result that has value or usefulness. A good artist would be someone who can combine the skills of drawing or painting, acting or designing, etc to create a unique result. The result would be some kind of unique thing that has value.
As we look at creativity and the arts, we usually focus on the specific arts that we think are art. For example, we focus on theatre. The theatre world is filled with art, but also with music and dance. The arts that we focus on in the workplace are the arts that we see as art, and we generally focus on these arts because we think they deserve a special place in our hearts.
In the workplace, painting, acting, or designing are all arts that should be used for unique, creative, purposeful things. If your work is unique and creative, your work deserves a place in your heart.
For more on the importance of art, check out this article that explains why art is important.
The idea of “art” is that it has to be meaningful and do something good for your life. But it is important to understand that when we talk about “art” we are generally talking about any sort of art with a purpose, not all art. For instance, if you build a great house and live in it for years, you’re not just a home owner and an artist.
The idea behind any art that we discuss on this page is that it is important because it can create a meaningful connection between you and your work. And the best way to create that connection is to make art that is meaningful and does good in the world.
You can find some great examples of art that has been made with this goal in mind in the comments on our gallery.