As part of Meg’s “30 Day Challenge” for March, I was asked to look at creativity—or a lack thereof—from a writer’s perspective. A task which forced me to get creative as most of my preventative measures against “writer’s block” have been set to “autopilot” over the years! But, after sitting down and really thinking about [...]
For many of us, art, craft, playing and experimenting – that little thing called creativity – was lost somewhere along the way when life got busy. As a teenager, I recall being mortified at the thought of someone finding out I pressed flowers. So I stopped. When I danced, the very essence of self-expression in [...]
Do you ever have times when you just don’t feel like you have a creative bone in your body? You get to the end of the week and feel like you haven’t really achieved anything – let alone anything creative? Yep, me too! But you know what? Its not true! You may not have painted [...]
You can’t force creativity any more than you can squeeze lemon juice from an apple. But you can take the time to create the circumstances that will encourage ideas to flow, and inspiration to surface. Meditation is an amazing tool to help you create an environment where creativity thrives. Not only does it help you [...]
Creativity is not just about creating works of art. Its really about finding new ways to approach situations and solve problems. It’s a skill that we should all cherish and nurture. If you have been telling yourself you are not creative, now is the time to make a real commitment to proving yourself wrong! But [...]
Some of the greatest creative minds in history kept notebooks. Mark Twain, Albert Einstein, Beethoven, Pablo Picasso, Charles Darwin, Leonardo da Vinci – they were all prolific note takers! Keeping a notebook is a great way to record inspiration on the fly, keep a record of your progress, bring ideas to fruition, let your mind [...]
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