People seem to have the misconception that only a select few are able to unleash a steady flow of creative genius.
That is not true at all in fact is, creativity is very much like a muscle that needs to be exercised in order to consistently give out great results.
If you don’t practice harnessing creative thinking, this skill may cease to existence, but keep exercising this skill and creative notions will soon come to you in a snap.
So how do you unleash your creative thinking? The first thing is to acquire and absorb as much knowledge as you can find. Read everything available, although factual information is best for building your knowledge
However reading for pleasure may help to inspire you and keep your mind open to the infinite possibilities of the universe. The more you know, the more you’ll want to know, and the more your sense of wonder will be exercised. Prepare to be amazed at little facts that add a bit of color into your life.
Focus on a creative activity everyday, even doodling is a creative activity. for people who are just starting out to unleash a little bit of creative thinking in their lives, it is helpful and encouraging to have positive evidence, that you getting somewhere.
So why don’t you try something creative, maybe practice drawing for a couple of minutes each day or start using your unused camera and start snapping photos like crazy.
Keep a journal and make a point to write in it frequently, another cool idea is to write by describing something with your five senses, but try to avoid vague adjectives like “marvelous,” “amazing,” and “delicious.”
Before you know it, you’ll have built yourself a tiny portfolio, and you’ll be amazed at the growth you’ve undertaken after amassing all those works of art. Who knows, you might actually take to liking those things you do everyday. Pretty soon those things will become a important part of your life
Think out of the box — or not? Sometimes, constraints are actually a good thing. Limitations discipline you to work within your means. It enables you to be more resourceful. Creative freedom is great, but limitations enforce discipline.
Try something new everyday and let your experiences broaden your perspective, explore a new district in your neighborhood. Spend an afternoon in a museum that you have never been before.
Talk to someone on the bus even if it’s only about the weather, always a good subject to break the ice, be prepared to thrust yourself out of your comfort zone more and more each day your sense of adventure grows and so does your zest for life.
However you need to be considerate to others and not push yourself onto others who wish to remain quiet, you should always be willing to respect others privacy
Think about this,when was the last time you did something for the first time? If it’s been a while, I tell you, you’ve been missing out on a whole lot of experiences that could have added to your growth, emotionally, mentally, physically, or even spiritually.
If you are brave enough, why don’t you try bungee jumping? Not only will you learn, but you will also have plenty of stories to share, enabling you to practice your storytelling skills just as you don’t become a bore or sound like a know it all
Every creative thought was once deemed insanity by other “normal” people at one time or another. Luckily, that didn’t stop the creative geniuses from standing by them. The thing is, being normal confines people to think within limits. Creativity essentially breaks through barriers.
Which can include even the bizarre and the downright strange, it is important you should always be in control of your creative personality, so your creativity doesn’t get you detached from the real world completely.
I hope this article has inspired you to start thinking beyond your “limits.” If you follow these steps pretty soon you’ll be living a life full of interesting adventures.
Unleashing your creative thinking will bring about a new zest for living life.