On The Perils of Being Creative

Is the creative person more fragile, more lonely, more likely to risk all and fail? And if so, is that something which creative people must live with, a risk that goes with the territory? Why?

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love”, has her own thoughts about this. In this TED video she talks about the creative life with humour, insight and humility – and invites us to think about creativity in a way that allows us to enjoy the gifts it brings without being paralyzed by the fear of failing.

Here she is:

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