A Portrait of the Young Artist as a Madman

There’s a new column up at Psychology Today. The “art is only good if the creator is miserable” meme really screwed with my head, growing up, and it was good to have the opportunity to put my more recent thinking on the subject in writing.  I think this is one of the ideas I’d most want readers to take from Triggered: that happiness and mental health and creativity can all coexist comfortably in the same noggin.

About these ads


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 42 other followers