Dr. Eric Maisel
Dr. Eric Maisel is the author of more than thirty-five books. His interests include creativity and the creative life, mental and emotional health, and philosophy and the art of making meaning.
Dr. Maisel’s recent books include Rethinking Depression (New World Library, 2012), Mastering Creative Anxiety (New World Library, 2011), and (with his wife Ann Maisel) Brainstorm: Harnessing the Power of Productive Obsessions (New World Library, 2010).
His books for creative and performing artists include Fearless Creating, Coaching the Artist Within, The Van Gogh Blues, The Creativity Book, and Creativity for Life.
“Eric Maisel has a deep and unique understanding of the territory of meaning and he gets to the heart of the matter faster than anyone we know!”
—Vivian Nesbitt and John Dillon, Executive Producers, Art of the Song Creativity Radio
“Eric Maisel knows the intricacies of meaning like nobody else. Our single chat was the most useful and informative conversation I’ve ever had in my life. Seriously!”
—Velina Brown, The Business of ShowBiz
Eric teaches Fundamentals of Coaching at the en*theos Academy.
Courses at the en*theos Academy
Too many people are down on life and down on themselves. They feel defeated by the nature of reality, their past, their personality, and their circumstances. They don’t know what to change and hardly believe that real change is possible. Learn more and sign up now!
Real change is possible when you learn how to create meaning. Begin to create value-based meaning today!—learn how in this dynamic and important workshop.
Natural Psychology can change your life. Learn how in this 4-week intensive led by Eric Maisel, the founder of natural psychology.
You can’t find the meaning of life – it never was lost! Meaning never was something to be found in a philosophy, a religion, a belief system, or a way of life. Rather, meaning is a psychological experience. And because it is a psychological experience, you can create it.
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Natural psychology is the first psychology to describe how to harness our innate capacity to create personal meaning. Learn how to embrace the profound paradigm shift from seeking meaning to making meaning, reduce the meaning crises and meaning leaks in your life and your emotional distress, and face each day more existentially decisive.
Through this 8-week class you'll understand how meaning operates in your life—and how you can nurture it, increase it, and sustain it.
Each week comes with a PDF + exercises you can follow along with week by week.
Whether you’ve only dreamed of beginning to write, paint or play an instrument or whether you’ve logged in thousands of hours at your craft, Your Best Life in the Arts is the perfect class for you.
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Taught by America’s leading expert on the challenges of the creative life, Dr. Maisel has worked with thousands of artists in a multitude of settings. Take this opportunity to learn real answers to the challenges that confront you.
In this extensive, 14-week class, you will learn with America’s foremost creativity coach, Dr. Eric Maisel, to learn powerful answers that give you the best chance to succeed artistically, emotionally and practically as an artist.
This course comes with 14 PDF files + exercises to follow along with week by week.