Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

Beauty Is An Expression Of Ourselves
Creativity is the act of making beauty. It’s a personality trait of combining ideas to create something new through a process. It’s using that productivity to make a change. It is a discipline that can take many forms. Sometimes…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

Creativity
Transitioning from fruit foraging to meat hunters, humans were forced to be more social and cooperative. And eating that flesh combined with physiological evolution lead to extremely quick growth of the human frontal lobe of the brain. This allowed humans to develop imagination. A “superpower”…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

Beauty Is a Survival Tool
It engages our brain with curiosity, wonder, emotions, play, experiments, relationships, and makes learning fun. Psychologically, it is a socially accepted way to express our unsatisfied desires. Biologically, beauty stimulates our immune systems, increasing Glucocortoid Receptors in the Hippocampus to protect…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

Humanity, Symbols, and Landscapes
What does it mean to be a human being? What is human nature? Are our thoughts, feelings and actions unique? If so, why? The humanities are a search of everything conceivable in the human mind. …

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

Beauty Is Universal

Beauty has embedded its concepts into our brains for more than 80,000 generations. So strong that it is immediately identified by newborn infants. Biologically, it aides our relationships, sense of community, understanding of the world, ability to create meaning, and the displaying…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

The Opposite of Beauty

To know beauty, we must understand the misery of ugliness. What is the cost of boring suburbs, ugly strip malls, and a hideous highway? Science tells us the price of unpleasantness. A dull office environment leads to absenteeism and higher turnover…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

By definition, beauty is “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit.” For me, this answer only raises more questions. What are those qualities and can they be quantified…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2021 was a year of kindness and support from friends like you. A time of reflection to search for understanding, honesty, and gratitude. And to have the courage to take care of ourselves and our community.

I’m glad to have you in…

Brightscapes: The Way To Beauty

Why Invest In Original Artwork

A great way to add your personality to a room is by decorating the walls with artwork. Big box stores offer a lot of cheap options with prints, posters, and other mass produced options. But, they lose their value immediately…

Mike Kraus

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