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Creativity in all its manifold expressions, exploring the imaginative, artistic and transcendent facets of life
How to gain more from your reading | Psyche

Stories and literature

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How to gain more from your reading

There’s more to words than meets the eye. Deepen your appreciation of literature through the art of slow, attentive reading

by Robert DiYanni

Wangechi Mutu: between the earth and the sky | Psyche

Painting and sculpture

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Wangechi Mutu’s otherworldly artworks grow from the ground up

15 mins

How to experience more wow | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

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How to experience more wow

Awe might seem an unobtainable luxury to many but, with the right approach, you can enjoy it daily – no mountain required

by Summer Allen

Footsteps | Psyche

Creativity

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Meet the artists who create sounds for movies – and have so much fun doing it

14 mins

How to laugh more | Psyche

Laughter and comedy

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How to laugh more

You don’t have to wait to be amused, there are ways to train yourself to enjoy the ‘cheap medicine’ of laughter every day

by Freda Gonot-Schoupinsky

Not the same river. Not the same man | Psyche

Meditation and contemplation

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A leaf, a bird and a fisherman animate Heraclitus’ aphorism on flux

4 mins