CreativeMornings Weekly Highlights
April 24, 2017

Creative burnout & mental health

What happens when you stop loving your job or when you stop loving yourself? In this CreativeMornings/Edinburgh talk, designer James Greig shares his experience of burning out, quitting his job, and putting his career back together again, plus some of the life experiments he’s run along the way.
Listen to our last #podcastCM episode of the season! Maggie Doyne takes us to the mountains of Nepal where she saw a problem and couldn’t look away.


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A new playlist! These 10 talks on work explore topics like quitting your job, the importance of play, taking risks, and much more. 


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Color doesn’t just liven up a site and make it look pretty. It also has the ability to affect and evoke specific emotions from people. Learn how to use colors to evoke emotions

Morning people of the week:

James Lowe
Pinar Karaaslan
Varun Pai
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35 invoice templates for small businesses.

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Type with pride: a project that celebrates the life of iconic artist Gilbert Baker

This wedding season, gift cash in a simple and elegant way for friends who are saying, “I do.”

How to evaluate, accept, reject, or negotiate a job offer

Weather for the blind is a live streaming site of musical instruments played by the weather.

These artists re-drew old work to show their progress (note: this is relevant for any skill; keep practicing).

How the ancient 'Method of Loci' can improve your long-term memory.

Stay ahead with Shutterstock's 2017 Creative Trends infographic.

How to organize your book collection your way.

The unnecessary fragmentation of design jobs

A very brief history of ballet

Every country's favorite book

1691 morning people in our community are good at creative direction.

Cool jobs to apply for:

MailChimp is looking for a Design Manager to work with their diverse teams in tackling their design challenges from their offices in Atlanta.

Duolingo is hiring a visionary Senior Product Designer to build out large features for their language learning platform in Pittsburgh. 

Etsy is hiring an Editorial Content Specialist to develop unique and engaging content that fulfills their content strategy vision in NYC.

Samhæng is hiring a Senior UX & Interaction Designer to oversee their design processes from research to useable interfaces in Copenhagen. 

R/GA is hiring top creative talent in Buenos Aires, London, and Singapore. Join their multidisciplinary award-winning teams around the world.

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