Creative Confidence – Idea 9 – Humility
Having creative confidence is trusting and valuing each and every one of your ideas and taking creative risks.
In the Art Studio this is goal #1 – to instill creative confidence in every visitor that walks through the door – no matter what the project is, what medium we are exploring, or what collaborative project we are constructing.
We regularly post new ideas about how to instill creative confidence in children at home and in the classroom.
Idea 9 – Humility
“Humility involves knowing your limits, and having appreciation for the intentions, strengths and perspectives of others.”
Robert Dilts and Judith DeLozier, “The Encyclopedia of Systemic Neuro-Linguistic Programming and NLP New Coding”:
“Humility can only come from those who actually have something about which to be humble. The humble are those who could crow, but chose to keep their beaks shut. Humility is also a close associate of gratitude, and it’s an attribute that simply oozes class.”
All Pro Dads – http://www.allprodad.com/top10/parenting/10-ways-to-teach-your-children-humility/
Humility, self-esteem, and self-confidence.
“Humility is the foundation of this personal power which rests in the fact that we are not pretending to be anything or anyone we are not. It is a quiet power, an unshakable power. A peaceful power. An active power. No sheer external force can, or ever has, overcome the power of humility. Countless historical examples have proven this principle.”
John David Hoag, a Professional NLP Trainer, Coach and Therapist
Humility, self-confidence and self-esteem are all important character traits no matter your age. Where does humility fit into teaching or raising children when self- esteem and self-confidence are valued so highly in our society? What does humility have to do with creative confidence and creativity? Continue reading