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Mindful Impact with Justin Francisco

Helping put you on the path to a deeper connection with yourself and your family. 

Aug 31, 2020

Firdaus Kharas is a multi-award-winning social innovator, global communicator, humanitarian, and the author of Creativity: The Key to a Remarkable Life. As an internationally renowned producer of animated documentaries specializing in promoting behavioral change, Firdaus is keen to share the secrets of his creativity and inspire others to lead more imaginative and enjoyable lives.

In this episode, you’ll hear from Firdaus Kharas on,

[14.52] Unleashing your inner child. He explains how the innate creativity we express as children gets stifled by the school system and by the need to conform to standardized norms. Firdaus encourages us all to cast aside our fear of judgment and rediscover our natural creativity.

[35.26] The power of daydreaming. Firdaus describes how allowing the mind to meander and wander off in wild tangents can spark our imagination and improve our ability to come up with innovative solutions to problems.

[45.18] Using both sides of the brain. Justin asks about the crossover between the left side of the brain, which is associated with logic, and the right side, which is associated with creativity, and Firdaus reminds us that we need to use both logic and creativity if we want to become successful creative thinkers.

[48.49] Doing things differently. Firdaus believes that we can expand our minds and develop new and more imaginative ways of thinking by simply varying our daily routines and making small but significant changes to our lives.

[49.53] Creativity and wellbeing. He urges us all to get creative and points out that creativity has the power to enhance our emotional wellbeing, improve our relationships and make our personal and professional lives more fulfilling.

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