Unleashing your Inner Creativity Image Source : truministry.comThe one factor that perhaps suppresses creativity is the compelling need to conform.Conformity often turns us into robotic beings performing the same mundane tasks ina cyclic manner.However, each of us does have this creative ‘sweet spot’ or ‘sweetzone’ which sometimes needs a way out amidst the stressful living and workingconditions that we are subjected to.
If you want to bring forth our creativity then you’re going to have to follow some steps: Image Source : cf.drafthouse.com● Find your inspiration: Your muse will show you the path to creativity. People need to tune into what inspires them as they often do not know what it is. Your inspiration can stem out of a memory, nature, music or even from people. Once you identify your inspiration, you don’t have to wait to be inspired as your creativity gets activated on demand.
Image Source : 123rf.com● Allow excellence to surround you: Often one discovers their favorite music by not just listening to talented singers but in fact finding out who they listen to. If you want to achieve greatness then for starters you’re going to have to surround yourself with great art, great music and great literature and most importantly great people. Incorporating from others what you find to be great cannot be defined as ‘copying’ but should rather be defined as ‘inspiration’.
Image Source : cdnlive2.blackenterprise.net● Put your creativity into action: If you do not do so then you will not be able to ignore your creativity. Your creativity must be used and not stored else it will rust over time. People should open themselves up to situations that require their creativity and practice their art continuously. Nowadays there are a number of online courses available that teach individuals how to unleash their creativity. When people begin their results or produce will rarely match their desired results.However, practice makes perfect and people should keep working upon their creativity until it matches the mental image in their head.
Image Source : imsimplydebbie.com● Cross creative barriers: Creative arts always parallel each other. Creativity drawn from one sphere of art can definitely influence another.Hence, it’s not uncommon to find that great musicians are often great painters and writers as well. It’s easy to gain confidence in one sphere of creativity and apply to another with profitable results.
Image Source : Disnep● Don’t let amusement limit your creativity: Amusement often saps creativity because it is the opposite of thought or inspiration. Small amounts of amusement are definitely healthy but over saturating oneself with it turn is detrimental to creativity. Television and movies should be used to expand imagination and not replace it. Television requires little thought or creativity and hence is used by most people to get their minds off things. A little bit of amusement should be incorporated into one’s lifestyle to trigger imagination/creativity and not to kill it.
Image Source : dondalrymple.com● Keep distractions to the minimum: More work can be done in a few hours if one is focused as opposed to if their mind goes wandering. Physical and environmental distractions always destroy the creative process. Creativity is always built upon quality rather than quantity so one must make sure that external factors are not limiting one’s creativity.
Image Source : Forbes.com● Turn a deaf ear to the naysayers: When creativity is being expressed the individual often has to open up. This makes him vulnerable to scrutiny and judgment. In every sphere of life there will be discouraging critics who will build themselves up by pushing others down. The trick is to avoid them and follow your creative interests.