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Made By Girls: “Why adults need to stop stifling girls’ creativity”

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Alternative art courses to draw out your creative side

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This filmmaker said photography is dead. He’s wrong

Wim Wenders thinks smartphones have devalued the art of taking a photo. He’s sorely mistaken.

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Time alone makes us more creative, says new study

The right kind of solitude allows new ideas to take shape

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Careers

Why a creative side project could benefit your health and your career

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How daydreaming in the office could boost your career

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