About Anita Chaudhuri
Anita Chaudhuri has contributed to Psychologies magazine since its launch. During an unusually varied career as a journalist she has interviewed many of the most creative people on the planet, fascinated by questions like "how do they do it?","why do they do it?", "where do they get their ideas from?", and "how can I do that?" Anita will be blogging about the creative process and trying out some new approaches designed to kickstart great ideas
Any long-haul writing project inevitably involves spending many solitary hours with your laptop. But what if you crave being around other people?
There is a towering pile of research about music and the brain. But how can we actually apply this to our own creative work, to make us more productive, more adventurous, more willing to stay in the chair? (I’m using the term “creative work” loosely here - in my view baking a cake or changing the way you do your eye makeup are valid creative enterprises).