Here’s an amazing TED talk from a new friend of mine, Joselyn DiPetta, whom I fortuitously met in the final moments of the 2015 Wisdom 2.0 Conference after party. Her above talk,”The Missing Piece in the Gender Equality Puzzle” is fantastic, and is a must see for anyone wanting to: transcend the limitations of stereotypes […]
Shakespeare grieved the loss of his 11-year-old son while writing Hamlet. Picasso’s most impactful painting mourned the atrocities of Guernica, the first civilian bombing in the history of the world. Pearl Jam’s Ten, an album that has sold over ten million copies, was created as the founding members, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament, mourned the loss of their […]
This is a follow up talk to the Creativity and Healing: Re-Establishing Wholeness through Self-Expression
Here is one of my favorite articles that I had the pleasure of writing, which appeared in the October 2013 Women’s Issue of Common Ground Magazine. The article is called “Wisdom and the Feminine” and explores the links between the feminine expression of wisdom and creativity at the levels of body, mind, and spirit. It is […]
I am pleased to announce that I will be presenting my talk, “Creativity and Nonduality: How the Tension Between the Egoic Identity and the Absolute Self Shapes the Creative Process” as part of a series of talks called “The Self as a Creative, Embodied Process” on Saturday, October 27th at the Larkspur Room of the […]
Departing! I love BART, Part II. So does my daughter. While most folks are contemplating their destination, the two of us are celebrating the power and majesty of huge silver trains snaking their way about the Bay Area. The sound, too, I call the celestial conch shell. Even from far away, it echoes throughout the […]
In this clip, filmed on July 25, 2012, creativity expert Austin Hill Shaw explores the links between creativity and intoxication. Thank you for your courage and willingness to bring your own creative gifts into the world!
In this clip, filmed on July 4th, 2012, Creativity Expert, Austin Hill Shaw, speaks on the challenges and opportunities of working with the feeling of not knowing during a creative project.
For more on creativity visit https://austinhillshaw.com. In late June of 2002, Creativity Expert, Austin Hill Shaw began the most important journey of his life: The exploration of his own heart and mind. In this clip, he talks about his experience during his first 10 day meditation retreat and the impact it has had on himself […]
In this clip, filmed while waiting for a bus on a balmy spring morning, a used Ford and other cars await the possibility of a new owner on a tiny lot on South San Pablo Boulevard. Behind me, a closed Chinese take-out restaurant plays violent movies in the window for a nearly deserted sidewalk while […]