The Creativity Cure

A do-it-yourself prescription for happiness

Thoroughness Here, Thoroughness There

Cleaning up dishes and picking up dropped belongings provide the experience of completing tasks. Combining this habit with pleasureful stimuli, such as music, fosters an inner sense of mastery and autonomy. It is less about the chore and more about instilling a sense of carefulness and consideration.The honed habit can assist with academics and athletics. Read More

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Carrie Barron, M.D., is a psychiatrist and co-author of The Creativity Cure: A Do-It Yourself Prescription for Happiness, which she wrote with her husband, Alton Barron.

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