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Creativity in all its manifold expressions, exploring the imaginative, artistic and transcendent facets of life

How to revive your sense of wonder | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

guide

How to revive your sense of wonder

That childhood urge to ask ‘how’ and ‘why’ usually fades. But we can all learn to rediscover the joys of wide-eyed discovery

by Frank Keil

The great silence | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

film

The search for life beyond Earth is peculiar, from a parrot’s perspective

17 mins

How to experience more wow | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

guide

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

Blessings | Psyche

Poetry

film

Irish hills, folk music and David Whyte’s poetry form a fleeting, meditative moment

4 mins

How to foster ‘shoshin’ | Psyche

Thinking and intelligence

guide

How to foster ‘shoshin’

It’s easy for the mind to become closed to new ideas. Cultivating a beginner’s mind helps us rediscover the joy of learning

by Christian Jarrett

Portals on Mauna Loa | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

film

Journey into the deep history of the cosmos via the Mauna Loa volcano

6 mins