Three ways to be more creative!
Here are three quick ways to become a lot more creative in all areas of your life.
1: Do something physical.
Research has shown that physical exercise helps to force you out of left-brain dominant thinking and instead adopt a more creative mindset.
Exercise also increases blood flow and oxygen to the brain, which sharpens mental clarity.
2: Watch a TED talk or listen to a podcast.
Tuning in to a powerful TED talk or listening to an interview with someone fascinating is a great way to shift your perspective, quickly and without a lot of effort.
There are so many inspiring people out there, and learning from someone who is out there truly innovating. In their field, it is a great way to wake up your creativity.
3: Generate more ideas than you think you need.
THIS is the single most common thread among super creative thinkers. People who are able to generate a lot of ideas (good and not-so-good) are much more likely to have a couple of brilliant ideas hidden in the mix than those who only come up with a couple of ideas, to begin with.
Block out time for free writing and come up with as many ideas around a problem as your brain can generate, even if they seem silly.
What are you going to do this week to become more creative?
A powerful idea is to keep an ideas notebook in the back of your diary and write in it anytime you have an idea! Ideas are fleeting so get them on paper asap!