How to Improve and Stimulate Creativity

There’s no reason to be stagnant and unproductive, the feeling that your going nowhere or reach a mind of mental block stalement. No matter what your profession or passions, things are bound to get stagnant from time to time. Here some ways to improve your creativity mojo and get your creativity back so you can think of some great ideas.

Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Get Outdoors and Get Physical

Make time for regular exercise, whether it’s running, walking, treadmills, spin classes, , or something else entirely. Just pick one (or two) and start. Your creative juices flow more freely when your circulation, respiration and perspiration are stimulated. Get up and get moving, and you’ll be going in the right direction in no time.

Take the chance to hike a gorgeous forest that is smack in the middle of Vancouver. Spend the day breathing in fresh, clean air so your energized for that pitch for a new gig. The point here is that fresh air stimulates your creative juices. So, get outdoors!

Read and Take Notes

Find authors who you admire, and read everything they write, over and over again. Carry their books with you wherever you go. When seeking inspiration, it’ll only be a few inches away. I keep a copy of Marianne Williamson’s “A Return to Love” in my book-bag; I never leave home without it.

Keep an old fashioned notepad and some pens on your bedside table, in your backpack, purse, in your car… you get the idea. Fleeting ideas are just that: fleeting. Catch them and jot them down before they disappear.

Be with Friends

Dark energy breeds more dark energy. Be careful of who you keep in your inner circle—those who vibrate on a high frequency will lift you higher. Surround yourself with people who shine and let you be your beautiful, brilliant self.

Watch other Media

Ask for music suggestions from friends, and be open to new genres. Studies have shown that your brain needs stimulation from new sources on a regular basis. Music affects moods, so find some happy songs, crank ’em up, and maybe even dance around your living room.

Laugh it up with some friends. Find some new comedians on YouTube, or maybe just some that are new to you. Laughter fixes most things, and studies have shown that laughing often relaxes the body. It sends a message that all is well, and that you are safe. It even lowers blood pressure!

Stay Fresh and Rest

Take a night off from chasing your dream, and just be “off.” This one is so difficult—I understand, as it’s hard for me to apply as well. Sometimes, however, your brain and body really need a breather, so please be gentle and kind to yourself and take that break.

Meditate

Check out Deepak Chopra or TM.org for some of the most accessible, practical meditation techniques available. Once you start meditating, all sorts of things begin to fall into place. You will feel surges of creative energy; just go with it, and let those ideas flow.

3 Simple Activities to Reduce Stress in Less Than 1 Minute While Boosting Creativity and Productivity in the Workplace!

3 Simple Activities to Reduce Stress in Less Than 1 Minute While Boosting Creativity and Productivity in the Workplace!  A good laugh can boost engagement and spur creativity, collaboration and productivity. Dr. Robin Dunbar at Oxford University shares that laughter is also a mechanism to help groups bond. Scientifically speaking, laughter releases endorphins, the brainᅠ…

Get physical to think, work and perform more creatively

Get physical to think, work and perform more creatively For a long time it was suggested that going for a walk or exercising would help your creativity, but now several studies back up those claims. Indeed, regular exercise stimulates certain brain centres, which changes the way we approach problems …

5 ways to boost your creativity and improve your mood at work

5 ways to boost your creativity and improve your mood at work Lost productivity and dampened creativity cost teams and businesses countless hours and dollars in their quest for innovation and continuous improvement. Studies show you can reverse the trends by integrating these simple changes in your routine.

 

Related Posts