Here's a beautiful new word for you: "Autotelic" ...:)
creativity (noun) the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns and relationships to create meaningful new ideas; originality or imagination.
Meraki - to do something with soul, creativity or love, leaving a piece of yourself in to what you are doing.
"Unfamiliar, rare, strange, and yet marvelous." Just like the word selcouth itself!
Meraki: soul, creativity, or love you put into something, essence of yourself put into your work.
Fun Psychology facts here!
When a vagary takes hold of a person who has not been flexing their creative muscles they tend to dismiss it as ‘not sensible’ or a ‘waste of time’. Creative people know when to follow a whim and see where it takes them.
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This is the aim with all truly absorbing creative work. Everything else is blocked out, it’s just you and the work alone together, until someone pops in to ask if you want a cup of coffee.
meraki [Greek μεράκι] ~ (v.) to do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself into your work.