I used to think that creativity was some kind of gift only bestowed upon a particular group of people by the “creative muses,” but I’ve discovered that it is less of a divine, “parting of the clouds” and more of a persistent, conscious decision to experiment with the world around me. Although creative expression differs from one person to another, here are a few ways that helped me in my quest to become original and more innovative!
2. Read: Making time to read fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or biographies is a great way to broaden your horizon of understanding. Exploring different fields, subject areas, or genres through reading may take your mind down a new creative path.
3. Draw, Paint, Doodle, or Handwrite Your Ideas: Try visualizing your ideas in a new way! Step away from your laptop and try writing your ideas by hand. Doodle while you brainstorm. Paint or draw your thoughts on a separate sheet of paper. Escape from the sound of the keyboard and try combining your task with an artistic activity. It may just help spark a new idea…Read More