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Creativity

Dr. Diamond’s books on Creativity

Dr. Diamond has published many book on many aspects of creativity, including music, art, photography, and poetry, always with a focus on using these activities for healing and meditation.
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The Diamond Method for Creativity

An unique approach to using creativity for well-being.
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“Aspirational Play”

It's not mere play that I encourage, but what I call Aspirational Play. Play with a Higher Purpose.
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“The Goal of All My Creativity”

To sublimate my individual attempts at healing sufferers into broader general areas hopefully to then be of help to more.
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“The Primal Art”

In 1940 Stravinsky delivered the Charles Eliot Norton series of lectures at Harvard University. They were entitled “The Poetics of Music.” I feel certain that whoever came up with the title was not a musician. For it is backwards.
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“Lascaux and the Message of the Divine”

Remember when looking at photos of the Lascaux paintings that there was yet no written language.
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Video: Healing and the Metaverbal

What art forms can most efficiently heal? Those that operate beyond words, or as Dr. Diamond calls it, are "metaverbal": above all music, but also the visual arts.
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Video: How Matrophilial Is It?

All that matters in a work of art, if it is really to help us, is how how matrophilial it is: how much does it bring us closer to our mother's love?
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“Fascination and the Soul”

Our word fascination comes from the same root that gave us basket: a binding together, an interweaving, a oneness of the fibers, a union, a fusion – yoga. Today the word is debased, has lost its essential magic; we even proclaim we are fascinated by TV ads! But it is not so. We are not fascinated – only attracted, drawn, to them (from the Latin trahere, to draw). Attracted to, but not bound to, one with. Merely superficial, momentary, evanescent, with little deep or lasting worth.
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“To Live on the Pulse”

To sing, to play, to dance, on the Pulse, you must believe that there is a Spirit World.
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